P.W. gardens near Selerang
ID numberART26483
Collection typeArt
TitleP.W. gardens near Selerang
MeasurementOverall: 26.4 x 34.8 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerGriffin, Murray
Place madeSingapore: Changi
Date made1943
Physical descriptionwatercolour and gouache over pencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionPrisoners tending to the vegetable garden at Selarang Barracks. The Japanese only provided the Allied prisoners with rice and occasionally meat, so the men established vegetable gardens to cultivate and enhance their diet.