Allied troops on beach at Otomata Point
|Title||Allied troops on beach at Otomata Point|
|Maker||Dargie, William (Artist)|
|Place made||New Guinea|
|Date made||December 1942|
|Medium||watercolour on prepared artists board|
|Measurement||sheet: 27.4 x 38.6 cm; image: 27.4 x 38.6 cm|
Watercolour sketch of Papuans launching small vessels off the beach, while soldiers sit, or stand on the beach looking on. As Dargie noted, "There was an American listening post here [Otomata Point] which reported the course and approach of enemy aircraft". This work was created when Dargie spent 16 days in December 1942 with the 15 Repair and Salvage Unit (RSU), Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).