Young and Jackson's corner
ID numberART23202
Collection typeArt
TitleYoung and Jackson's corner
Measurementoverall: 51.1 x 68.1 cm. Matted for size 2 Fini
Object typeDrawing
MakerFriend, Donald
Place madeAustralia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made1945
Physical descriptionpen and brush and coloured inks with coloured ink washes on paper
CopyrightCopyright expired - public domain
DescriptionDonald 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.