ID number ART25062
Title Bookbinding, Changi
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Griffin, Murray (Artist)
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1944
Medium brush and brown ink and wash over pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 38.2 x 28 cm


When the Japanese gave permission for a stock of books to be brought into the camp from Raffles Library in Singapore, their constant repair was essential. This was carried out with odds and ends of rag and paper, rice paste and latex and home-made presses. Men repairing library books with improvised equipment and materials.