ART23274

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ID number ART23274
Title Officers celebrating peace
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Friend, Donald (Artist)
Place made Borneo
Date made 1945
Medium pen and ink, brush and wash on paper
Measurement sheet: 32 x 44.8 cm [irregular]; image: 32 x 41.8 cm [irregular]

Description

Seven officers are shown celebrating peace in the No 1 Tactical Air Force Headquarters, Balikpapan, Borneo. The participants are left to right: Wing Commander K Ranger, Flight Lieutenant L A Booth, Flight Lieutenant C Coutts, Squadron Leader P G Richens, Squadron Leader J E McCale, Lieutenant D Friend (the artist) and Squadron Leader S F Hickson. Balikpapan in Borneo in the Netherlands East Indies is now known as the Kalimantan province of Indonesia.