ART23202

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number ART23202
Title Young and Jackson's corner
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Friend, Donald (Artist)
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1945
Medium pen and brush and coloured inks with coloured ink washes on paper
Measurement overall: 51.1 x 68.1 cm. Matted for size 2 Fini

Description

Donald Friend enlisted in June 1942. He served as gunner, in a labour battalion and briefly in army intelligence. In March 1945 he was appointed an Official War Artist between 23.5.45 and 10.9.45 and served in Labuan, Morotai and Balikpapan. This work depicts sailors on leave outside Young & Jackson's Hotel, corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets, Melbourne.