Carrying in the last log
ID numberART24475
Collection typeArt
TitleCarrying in the last log
MeasurementOverall: 42.2 x 51.5 cm
Object typePainting
MakerGriffin, Murray
Place madeSingapore: Changi
Date made1942-1943
Physical descriptionoil on cardboard mounted on hardboard
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionMembers of work party carrying log for firewood. Collecting firewood was one of the most important requirements, as the prisoners needed the wood for cooking. As the years progressed, the men had to haul the wood for longer distances as they had felled all the trees with in the camp boundary first, and slowly moved to the rubber trees further removed from the camp.