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ID number ART25095
Title Changi footwear industry: pressing and drying soles
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: 49.9 x 36.8 cm

Description

Series of drawings showing steps in manufacture of footwear for prisoners of war, including presses, trimmers and ovens for drying. The prisoners in Changi established a workshop within the camp to produce most items, such as shoes, artificial limbs, cooking equipment, needed by the men.