ID number ART24494
Title AIF cemetery, Changi, early days
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Griffin, Murray (Artist)
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made c 1942-c 1943
Medium oil on hardboard
Measurement overall: 42.4 x 51.8 cm


Graves with wooden crosses in a jungle clearing, AIF cemetery, Changi, Singapore, in the early days. From a small space cut out of the jungle, the cemetery was gradually extended and laid out with great care by the prisoners of war. Later the Japanese built two airstrips alongside it.