Harry Smith strikes a light
ID numberART24485
Collection typeArt
TitleHarry Smith strikes a light
MeasurementOverall: 64.6 x 52.2 cm
Object typePainting
MakerGriffin, Murray
Place madeSingapore: Changi
Date made1943
Physical descriptionoil on hardboard
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionPortrait 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.