Officers celebrating peace
ID numberART23274
Collection typeArt
TitleOfficers celebrating peace
Measurementsheet: 32 x 44.8 cm [irregular]; image: 32 x 41.8 cm [irregular]
Object typeDrawing
MakerFriend, Donald
Place madeBorneo
Date made1945
Physical descriptionpen and ink, brush and wash on paper
CopyrightCopyright expired - public domain
DescriptionSeven 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.