ART24471

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ID number ART24471
Title Grass extract shed, Changi camp
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Griffin, Murray
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1942-1943
Medium oil on cardboard
Measurement Overall: 43.2 x 53.2 cm

Description

Showing two Australian POW men in Changi prison crushing and soaking grass for beri beri preventitive. The prisoners received few medicines from the Japanese and had to experiment with their own mixtures.