ID number ART25031
Title A cigarette for the wounded
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made New Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Ramu River Finisterre Ranges Area, Finisterre Ranges
Date made 1944
Medium pen, ink and wash on paper
Measurement Overall: 24.2 cm x 30.7 cm

Description

Depicting wounded men of the 57/60th Australian Infantry Battalion being given a smoke after they had been carried out of sight of the enemy and it was safe to light up. This was after they had been found by a search party that was on its way back to Scott's Creek, New Guinea.