ART25102

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ID number ART25102
Title Meal time at Changi, 1943
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: 38.2 x 56.2 cm

Description

Queue of men receiving rations at cookhouse. Rice was provided by the Japanese and was the staple ingredient of the diet of the prisoners at Changi. All food was equally divided so all men received the same amount.