ART26490

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ID number ART26490
Title Repairing trailer, Changi
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Griffin, Murray (Artist)
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1943
Medium brush and ink and wash over pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 26.2 x 36.8 cm

Description

A portion of a motor vehicle, the engine of which ad been hidden in pieces by prisoners, so that, in an emergency a moveable vehicle could be got ready. In its present condition it is used as a manual-probelled vehicle. Prisoner working on improvised trailer. These trailers were made by the Changi workshop and were an integral part of camp transportation.