ART24485

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ID number ART24485
Title Harry Smith strikes a light
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Griffin, Murray (Artist)
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1943
Medium oil on hardboard
Measurement Overall: 64.6 x 52.2 cm

Description

Portrait of Private Harry Smith, a prisoner of war at the Changi camp in Singapore, seated using flint, tinder and a spinning wheel, to strike a light for the cigarette held by another prisoner seated behind him.