Drawing salt water for the camp
ID numberART25068
Collection typeArt
TitleDrawing salt water for the camp
MeasurementOverall: 38.2 x 28 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerGriffin, Murray
Place madeSingapore: Changi
Date made1944
Physical descriptionbrush and brown ink and wash over pencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionAs little or no salt was issued to the POW's held by the Japanese, organised parties were allowed to collect salt water in which to cook their rations of rice. The drawing shows a party of men pouring water into containers on improvised trailer for transport back to camp, Changi, Singapore.