ART24490

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ID number ART24490
Title Halt during the withdrawal from Bakri, January, 1942
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Griffin, Murray
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1943
Medium oil on hardboard
Measurement overall: 81 cm x 63 cm; 105 cm x 86.8 cm x 7 cm with frame

Description

Australian soldiers resting under a tree in the jungle at Bakri, Muar River, during the defence of Malaya and Singapore. The simple scene of two men resting under a large tree is intruded upon by the dead figures of their comrades lying near by.