ART24467

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ID number ART24467
Title Concert party, Changi camp, 1942
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Griffin, Murray (Artist)
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1942
Medium oil on canvas on hardboard
Measurement Overall: 38.8 x 43 cm

Description

Four members of a concert party perform on a makeshift stage. Murray Griffin was an official war artist appointed in 1941 with 8th Division AIF in Malaya. He was prisoner of war at the fall of Singapore 15 February 1942 and imprisoned at Changi. He was returned to Australia October 1945.