ART26510

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ID number ART26510
Title Listening to Music, Y.M.C.A. Hut, Changi
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Griffin, Murray
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1944
Medium brush and brown ink and wash over pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 34.2 x 51 cm

Description

The YMCA representatives, Mr Ivor Hanger and Mr George Macheily, built this hut of palms logs and attap for recreational purposes and lectures. They were taken prisoners-of-war by the Japanese along with the troops they had been providing amenities for in the field.