Halt during the withdrawal from Bakri, January, 1942
ID numberART24490
Collection typeArt
TitleHalt during the withdrawal from Bakri, January, 1942
Measurementoverall: 81 cm x 63 cm; 105 cm x 86.8 cm x 7 cm with frame
Object typePainting
MakerGriffin, Murray
Place madeSingapore: Changi
Date made1943
Physical descriptionoil on hardboard
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionAustralian 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.