ID number ART23231
Title Malay boy
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Friend, Donald (Artist)
Place made Malaysia: Labuan
Date made 1945
Medium pen and black ink on paper
Measurement Overall: 38 x 28.7 cm


One of the Malay natives in the native compound at Labuan after the landing by troops of the 24th Australian Infantry Brigade. These natives had been brought to the island as slaves by the Japanese and were in a deplorable condition when liberated by the Australians.