In the Owen Stanley Jungle: two camouflaged soldiers about to go out on patrol

Collection ID ART27560
Collection type Art
Title In the Owen Stanley Jungle: two camouflaged soldiers about to go out on patrol
Measurement overall: 110.3 x 74.4 cm; framed: 131 x 91 cm
Object type Painting
Maker Dargie, William
Place made New Guinea
Date made 21 June 2017
Copyright AWM copyright

A double portrait of Private Claude Farrrell (standing) and Private Phillip Buckley. They look as though they are about to go on patrol in the jungle of the Owen Stanley Ranges in New Guinea. Dargie noted, "Green faces, green uniforms, tangled jungle background". This work was published in the 1943 Australian War Memorial publication, Khaki and Green as the frontisiece with the title 'Australian Jungle Fighters'.