ART25056

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ID number ART25056
Title Nail making, Changi: stretching wire
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Griffin, Murray (Artist)
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1945
Medium pen, ink and wash over pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 18.5 x 27.2 cm (irregular)

Description

Improvised machine for stretching wire to make nails. The prisoners in Changi established a workshop within the camp to produce most items, such as shoes, artificial limbs, cooking equipment, needed by the men.