Desolate plantations, Balikpapan
ID numberART22894
Collection typeArt
TitleDesolate plantations, Balikpapan
Measurementoverall: 46.4 cm x 61.3 cm; framed: 62.7 cm x 78.3 cm
Object typePainting
MakerFriend, Donald
Place madeAustralia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made1946
Physical descriptionoil on canvas
CopyrightCopyright expired - public domain
DescriptionAppointed an official war artist in 1945, Friend served in Labuan, Morotai and Balikpapan in Borneo between 23 May and 10 September. The work depicts a war-ravaged landscape at Balikpapan.