ID number ART28729
Title Not titled [POW scenes: a) Burial scene b) Native building c) Natives outside shop]
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Griffin, Murray
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1945-1946
Medium pen and ink over pencil, heightened with white on paper
Measurement Overall: 25.8 x 17.7 cm

Description

Three pen and ink drawings depicting scenes from Changi POW camp during the Second World War. The first depicts a number of Australian soldiers burying a fellow serviceman. The second is an example of the buildings around Changi. The third depicts a group of Malayan people standing outside a shop. These drawings were intended to be included in a book about the 8th Division AIF's experiences in Malaya.