Peace in our time
ID numberART23348
Collection typeArt
TitlePeace in our time
Measurementoverall: 25.6 x 37.8 cm; sheet: 25.6 x 37.8 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerFriend, Donald
Place made
  • Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
  • Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made10 December 1945
Physical descriptionpen and ink, brush and wash on paper
CopyrightCopyright expired - public domain
DescriptionA statue of Peace with a dove in her right hand presides over a scene of disorder with scenes of armed robbery, people quarelling, drinking and generally lawless behaviour. A newly returned serviceman looks at the scene in bewilderment. The artist, Donald Friend served in the army before being appointed an official war artist in 1945.