On alert: flightline room, Diego Garcia

Place Oceans: Indian Ocean, Diego Garcia
Accession Number ART91789
Collection type Art
Measurement overall: 27.6 x 37.4 cm (irreg.)
Object type Drawing
Physical description charcoal, brush and sepia and black ink wash, white chalk on grey paper
Maker Churcher, Peter
Place made Indian Ocean: Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean: Diego Garcia
Date made 5 March 2002
Conflict Period 2000-2009
Afghanistan, 2001-
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

This drawing shows one of the mechanics, known as 'blackhanders', lying back in a bunk reading whilst awaiting further instructions.