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ID number ART26505
Title Broom making, Changi
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Griffin, Murray
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1943
Medium pen and blue ink and wash over pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 50 x 36.8 cm

Description

Showing various aspects of the manufacture of brooms by Australian prisoners-of-war captured at Singapore. At the time the drawing was made the brooms were made from sliced bamboo, later they were made from the centres of palm fronds.