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ID number ART25068
Title Drawing salt water for the camp
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


As 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.