ART26470

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ID number ART26470
Title One of Selarang Square buildings
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Griffin, Murray (Artist)
Place made Singapore: Changi, Selarang Barracks
Date made 1942
Medium watercolour over pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 17.6 x 25.8 cm

Description

Forming part of the pre-war British Army Barracks for the Singapore garrison. The barracks were used by the Japanese to house some of the prisoners-of-war captured at the fall of Singapore. The view in the picture is from the road to the AIF prisoners' Convalescent Depot. The buildings at Selarang area of Changi camp. This area housed the Australian POWs and was the scene of the Selarang Barracks incident.