ART24484

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ID number ART24484
Title Salt water party, Changi
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Griffin, Murray
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1942-1943
Medium oil on plywood
Measurement Overall: 36 x 82 cm

Description

Working party of men carrying buckets full of water on poles. The prisoners of Changi were required to undertake all chores for their survival within the camp, which meant work parties for water, firewood and everything else were established and men assigned.