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ID number ART26486
Title Education centre, Changi
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Griffin, Murray
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1943
Medium pen and blue ink and brown wash over pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 26.9 x 36.8 cm

Description

In the early days of their internment and before they were required by the Japanese to work, the majority of the men of the 8th Division who had been captured at the fall of Singapore, passed many of the long hours in endeavouring to increase their knowledge of a diversity by educationists amoung their number and by books bought into the camp by themselves when first transferred to Changi Goal from Tanglin Camp. Men studying, one typing in the education centre at Changi.