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ID number ART25075
Title 'Jock' Campbell smokes the fish issue
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Griffin, Murray (Artist)
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1943
Medium brush and brown ink and wash over pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 36.2 x 46.8 cm


By running smoke through a metal locker, the nearly-rotten fish issued as rations were preserved and given a more edible flavour. It may be noted that Private 'Jock' Campbell with an artificial leg, manufactured in the camp, using an improvised smoker for fish.