ID number ART23501
Title Beach and first two piles of Avgas Jetty
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made New Guinea: Aitape
Date made 1944
Medium watercolour on prepared artists board
Measurement Overall: 27.4 cm x 36.8 cm


This work was painted whilst Dargie was awaiting for an opportunity to paint a picture showing erecting the jetty in progress. As Dargie noted, "Unfavourable weather compelled No 7 Mobile Works Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force to suspend all work on the jetty".