Troops de-bugging their beds, Changi
ID numberART24486
Collection typeArt
TitleTroops de-bugging their beds, Changi
MeasurementOverall: 63 x 81.2 cm
Object typePainting
MakerGriffin, Murray
Place madeSingapore: Changi
Date made1942-1943
Physical descriptionoil over pencil on softboard
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionBed frames treated with hot water to kill vermin. Due to being kept together in close confines, disease and lice spread rapidly through the POW camp, decimating an already frail population.