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Place Asia: Vietnam
Accession Number ART41013
Collection type Art
Measurement overall: 27.8 x 24.2 x 14.6 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
Date made 1989
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975

Item copyright: Unlicensed copyright


This sculpture relates to the Vietnam War and shows a soldier holding a fellow soldier that is wounded and has slumped in his arms. 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.

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