Japanese prisoner of war
|Title||Japanese prisoner of war|
|Place made||Borneo: Balikpapan|
|Medium||pencil on paper|
|Measurement||Overall: 45.7 x 50.8 cm|
The subject of this head study, Yataro Iwata, a Japanese Naval civilian was captured by 2/16th Australian Infantry Battalion on Malang feature during the second day's fighting at Balikpapan. This drawing was made by the aritst in the POW compound shortly after he was captured.