Garden area inside Changi
ID numberART25053
Collection typeArt
TitleGarden area inside Changi
MeasurementOverall: 24.6 x 30.4 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerGriffin, Murray
Place madeSingapore: Changi
Date made1945
Physical descriptionpen, ink and wash over pencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionMen working at firewood stacks, making compost and tending gardens within the Changi camp. This works portrays the organised system the prisoners had established for the smooth running of the camp. The dearth of Japanese guards highlights the relative autonomy the prisoners received in running the camp.