Bonfire at King's Cross

Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Sydney
Accession Number ART23290
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 25.6 x 37.5 cm; image: 25.6 x 37.5 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description pen and ink, brush and coloured wash on paper
Maker Friend, Donald
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Fires were started in garbage tins in the King's Cross area in celebration of the German surrender news early in the morning of the 9th May 1945. On the verso is a rough, incomplete pen and ink sketch of horse with two flags.

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