ID number ART26515
Title P.W. huts, Changi
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Griffin, Murray
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1942
Medium watercolour over pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 17.6 x 25.8 cm

Description

Very many huts arose throughout the Selerang area to accommodate those prisoners-of-war who could not be crowded into the buildings. The huts were built of any possible available material, e.g the one on the right using the upper framework and tarpaulin of an old army truck. It was occupied by the (then) "Black Market King"