ID number ART90663
Title Not titled [POW carrying water]
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Griffin, Murray (Artist)
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1945
Medium pen and ink, heightened with white, over pencil on paper
Measurement sheet: 25.8 x 17.6 cm; image: 25.8 x 17.6 cm

Description

Pen and ink drawing of an emaciated POW carrying water. This work was drawn after the artist was repatriated to Australia after spending three and a half years in Changi POW camp.

It was originally intended to be featured in a book about the 8th Division AIF's experiences in Sinagpore.