Portraiture of war (Corporal Smith and Corporal Shokatasi)
ID numberART24489
Collection typeArt
TitlePortraiture of war (Corporal Smith and Corporal Shokatasi)
MeasurementOverall: 45.4 x 82 cm
Object typePainting
MakerGriffin, Murray
Place madeSingapore: Changi
Date madec 1943
Physical descriptionoil on plywood
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionAllegorical drawing depicting horror and futility of war, and the equality of foes in death. Allied soldier Corporal Smith lies next to Japanese soldier Corporal Shokatasi in the foreign jungle of Malaya.