ART23290

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ID number ART23290
Title Bonfire at King's Cross
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Friend, Donald (Artist)
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 1945
Medium pen and ink, brush and coloured wash on paper
Measurement sheet: 25.6 x 37.5 cm; image: 25.6 x 37.5 cm

Description

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.