The rice grinders, Changi
ID numberART25054
Collection typeArt
TitleThe rice grinders, Changi
MeasurementOverall: 21.8 x 26.9 cm (sight)
Object typeDrawing
MakerGriffin, Murray
Place madeSingapore: Changi
Date made1942
Physical descriptiongouache with watercolour over pencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionThe first effort to grind rice into flour were made with bottles as shown in this drawing. Later, improved types of grinders were invented. Changi Prisoners-of-War Camp, Singapore. Men grinding rice, which was the staple at Changi, into flour.