Rebuilding Hiroshima

Place Asia: Japan, Hiroshima, Hiroshima
Accession Number ART26220
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 12.5 x 16.7 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description pencil and coloured wash on paper
Maker Rowed, Reg
Place made Japan: Hiroshima, Hiroshima
Date made 31 July 1946
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
British Commonwealth Occupation Force, 1946-1952 (Japan)

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


This sketch was made almost on the first anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Japanese civilians are clearing away rubble to make a site for another shanty.