ID number ART23614
Title 2/9th AGH, 17 Mile, Moresby area
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made New Guinea
Date made 1942
Medium oil on canvas on bound cardboard
Measurement unframed: 18.0 x 23.0 cm

Description

Situated 17 miles from Port Moresby, all casualties from the forward areas passed through this hospital for treatment or evacuation to Australia, 2/9th Australian General Hospital. The artist considered this oil a "colour note", rather than a finished painting.