ID numberART23501
Collection typeArt
TitleBeach and first two piles of Avgas Jetty
MeasurementOverall: 27.4 cm x 36.8 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerDargie, William
Place madeNew Guinea: Aitape
Date made1944
Physical descriptionwatercolour on prepared artists board
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionThis 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".