Young and Jackson's corner

Collection ID ART23202
Collection type Art
Title Young and Jackson's corner
Measurement overall: 51.1 x 68.1 cm. Matted for size 2 Fini
Date made 1945
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Object type Drawing
Maker Friend, Donald
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

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.

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