ART26516

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ID number ART26516
Title Forestry group, Changi : grubbing
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Griffin, Murray
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1944
Medium brush and brown ink over pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 27.8 x 21.4 cm

Description

Depicts Australian prisoners-of-war captured by the Japanese at Singapore, grubbing out rubber trees outside Changi Goal where they were quartered. The timber is used in the camp as firewood and for minor construction purposes. 8th Australian Division Forestry Unit, unidentified men grubbing out a tree for firewood.