drawing for headpiece for "Ack-I-Foofs"
|Title||drawing for headpiece for "Ack-I-Foofs"|
|Place made||Egypt: Cairo|
|Medium||pen and ink over pencil|
|Measurement||11.9 x 34.2cm|
Drawing by Herbert for the inaugural header for the 'ACK-I-FOOFS' page 5 in the 'A.I.F News'. Launched in July 1941 the page was to be a 'Diggers page' for the A.I.F. Readers were invited to send in ' items of interest, amusing incidents, verse, sketches and photographs for publication...not all have to be funny...but must be original material to reflect the outlook and spirit of the 2nd A.I.F'
The header was also reproduced in the Australian Army Education Section journal 'Salt' (Vol.6 , No.5, p4, 10 May 1943). The image appeared as an illustration in the article 'The A.I.F News' by WO/1 Harry Grover, NX66950, Chief Sub-Editor of the A.I.F News, M.E. It was titled 'Harold Herbert (Official War Artist) drew this heading for the popular troops page in the A.I.F news.Hide