ART26428

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ID number ART26428
Title Brigadier Harold Taylor
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Griffin, Murray (Artist)
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1942
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 50 x 36.8 cm

Description

Commander of 22nd Australian Infantry Brigade, Brigadier Harold Burfield Taylor, MC, VD (NX34724). Taylor had served in the First World War. When he was imprisoned in Changi, Taylor established and guided the education scheme, known as 'Changi University', which included courses on agriculture, medicine, engineering, debating, art (run by Murray Griffin), and was a popular and instructional past time.