ID numberART23824
Collection typeArt
TitleBos'n's mate (Able Seaman John Burke)
MeasurementOverall: 51.8 x 40 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerHodgkinson, Roy
Place madeNew Guinea
Date made1944
Physical descriptioncoloured crayons on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionDepicts a portrait of S3196 Able Seaman John F Burke, HMAS Kapunda, bosun's pipe (or call) in hand, pipping "Wakey, Wakey, Lash up and stow" which greets the matelots as they roll over in their hammocks about to commence another day at sea resisting His Majesty's enemies - and more watches to keep.