Machine thread manufacture, Changi camp
ID numberART25079
Collection typeArt
TitleMachine thread manufacture, Changi camp
MeasurementOverall: 46.8 x 36.2 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerGriffin, Murray
Place madeSingapore: Changi
Date made1944
Physical descriptionbrush and brown ink and wash over pencil, heightened with white on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionSketch showing improvised machine for manufacturing cotton thread from Japanese Army issue socks. The prisoners in Changi established a workshop within the camp to produce most items, such as shoes, clothing, artificial limbs, cooking equipment, needed by the men.