Felling rubber trees, Changi
ID numberART26465
Collection typeArt
TitleFelling rubber trees, Changi
MeasurementOverall: 21.4 x 27.7 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerGriffin, Murray
Place madeSingapore: Changi
Date made1944
Physical descriptionbrush and brown ink and wash over pencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionMembers of the Forestry Unit felling rubber trees for firewood. This unit was one of the first established by the prisoners upon their captivity. Wood was a necessity for cooking their rations and to also build equipment and accommodation around their camp. While a prisoner, Griffin occupied his time by recording the everyday going ons of the camp.