ID number ART26658.008
Title Not titled [Cartoon for painting 'Stretcher bearers in the Owen Stanleys']
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Dargie, William
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1943
Medium charcoal and pastel on paper
Measurement Overall: 73.8 cm x 114.6 cm

Description

This cartoon is for the upper central section of the final painting, 'Stretcher bearers in the Owen Stanleys' [ART26653]. It shows an Australian soldier with his rifle slung over his left shoulder heading up the mountain, looking down at the wounded soldier as he passes the Papuan stretcher bearers.