ART26481

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ID number ART26481
Title AIF canteen, Selarang
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Griffin, Murray (Artist)
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1943
Medium brush and brown ink and wash heightened with white, over pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 23.4 x 36.4 cm (irregular)

Description

Where troops could purchase coconuts, Java weed(tobacco), guala malacca(brown sugar) etc. Selerang Barracks were in the Changi area and were also used as a prisoner-of-war Camp. Soldiers queuing at canteen.