ID numberART26991
Collection typeArt
TitleFlight Lieutenant William Newton
Measurementoverall: 75.5 x 61 cm Frame: 98.5 x 83.5cm
Object typePainting
MakerFreedman, Harold
Place madeAustralia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made1946
Physical descriptionoil on canvas
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionPortrait of Flight Lieutenant William Ellis Newton, VC, 22 Squadron RAAF. He was awarded the VC in 1943. During the Second World War Freedman enlisted in the RAAF and was appointed as a war artist attached to the RAAF Historical War Records Section and he worked here from 1944 to 1945, in Borneo, Noemfoor and around Australia.