ID number ART25898
Title Japanese prisoner of war
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Hodgkinson, Frank (Artist)
Place made Borneo: Balikpapan
Date made 1945
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.