The long voyage home
ID numberART23902
Collection typeArt
TitleThe long voyage home
Measurementframed: 51.4 x 58.5 cm; unframed: 35.4 x 43.2 cm
Object typePainting
MakerDargie, William
Place madeIndian Ocean
Date madeApril 1942
Physical descriptionoil on canvas on hardboard
CopyrightCopyright expired - public domain
DescriptionAll the boredom of life on a troopship destined for a long voyage. With nothing to do and one tropical day so much like another, there is plenty of opportunity to sling one's hammock in the sun and yawn and drowse the days away, Indian Ocean.