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ID number ART26501
Title Changi library
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Griffin, Murray (Artist)
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1943
Medium pen and blue ink and brown wash over pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 50 x 36.8 cm

Description

Stocked with books brought into the prison camp by the men, mainly in the march from Tanglin Camp in 1942. Later the Japanese allowed prisoners-of-war to bring in more books from Raffles Library, Singapore. As may be seen from the drawing this well-patronised amenity.