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ID number ART23902
Title The long voyage home
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made Indian Ocean
Date made April 1942
Medium oil on canvas on hardboard
Measurement framed: 51.4 x 58.5 cm; unframed: 35.4 x 43.2 cm


All 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.