Wounded mate

Places
Accession Number ART41012
Collection type Art
Measurement overall: 31 x 27.4 x 15 cm
Object type Sculpture
Physical description bronze
Location Main Bld: Vietnam Gallery: Upper Level: Post War Issues
Maker Somerville, Alan
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 1989
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

Item copyright: Unlicensed copyright

Description

This bronze sculpture relates to the Vietnam War and depicts a soldier carrying another wounded soldier. This maquette was a submission for the National Vietnam Memorial competition, Canberra, 1989. This bronze edition was cast in Rydal, NSW 1989 and the wax version modelled in Vaucluse, NSW 1989.