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ID number ART25091
Title Prisoners cutting Lalang grass, Changi
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Griffin, Murray
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1945
Medium pen and brush and ink over pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 36.4 x 53.6 cm

Description

Cutting grass to be used as compost for vegetable gardens, and loading it onto an improvised trailer for transport to gardens. Griffin has captured the movement of the men and the team work involved that enabled keeping the camp running.