Nail making, Changi: stretching wire
ID numberART25056
Collection typeArt
TitleNail making, Changi: stretching wire
MeasurementOverall: 18.5 x 27.2 cm (irregular)
Object typeDrawing
MakerGriffin, Murray
Place madeSingapore: Changi
Date made1945
Physical descriptionpen, ink and wash over pencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionImprovised 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.