ART25057

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ID number ART25057
Title Nail making, Changi: forming the heads
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Griffin, Murray
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1945
Medium pen and ink and wash over pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 18.5 x 27.2 cm

Description

Men using small vices flattening and embossing heads on 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.