Wash-and-war "General"

Place Oceania: Australia, South Australia, Adelaide
Accession Number ART40871
Collection type Art
Measurement overall: 49.0 x 41.8 x 10.5 cm
Object type Sculpture
Physical description glazed low-fired ceramic
Maker Bishop, Olive
Place made Australia: South Australia, Adelaide
Date made 1978
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright


Ceramic sculpture of uniform shirt. The tag inside the shirt collar is play on 'Wash and wear', and name 'Farmer' refers to 'Farmer Bill', this is one of a series of sculptures that make 'clear statements about the futility of warfare and the people who participate in it'.