The Scraper of Coconuts
ID numberART25073
Collection typeArt
TitleThe Scraper of Coconuts
MeasurementOverall: 53.5 x 31 cm (irregular)
Object typeDrawing
MakerGriffin, Murray
Place madeSingapore: Changi
Date made1945
Physical descriptionbrush and ink heightened with white, over pencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionA general method of treating coconuts at Changi until the Japanese refused their admission into camp. Man shredding flesh from coconut shell. The inset image shows the scraping implement used to scrape the coconuts.