ART23905

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ID number ART23905
Title Control tower, Laloki Drome
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Port Moresby
Date made December 1942
Medium oil on canvas on board
Measurement image: 40.0 x 38.6 cm; frame: 56.2 x 54.5 cm

Description

Scene at Laloki Drome in Port Moresby. Dargie noted, "A peculiar native structure from which aircraft landing and taking off took their instructions. During an air raid, a large red flag was flown".