ART40702

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ID number ART40702
Title M60 gunner, Support Company, 2RAR, Tet Offensive
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker McFadyen, Ken (Artist)
Place made Vietnam
Date made 1968
Medium oil on canvas on hardboard
Measurement Overall: 30.4 x 48.3 cm Frame: 46 x 63.5cm

Description

An Australian machine-gunner of the 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR), sitting beside a temporary shelter of logs and rocks during the Tet Offensive. An M60 machine gun is beside him at left.