ID numberART24483
Collection typeArt
TitleHMAS Perth fights to the last, 28th February, 1942
Measurementunframed: 63.4 x 81.9 cm; framed: 87 x 105.7 x 6.9 cm
Object typePainting
MakerGriffin, Murray
Place madeSingapore: Changi
Date madec 1942-1943
Physical descriptionoil on hardboard
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionDepicts HMAS Perth fighting her last battle on 28 February 1942. There were survivors of the sinking of HMAS Perth were rescued and sent to Changi as prisoner of war, where Griffin, official war artist was also imprisoned, and where created this work based on their testimony.