Advance in New Guinea to 31 Dec 1943

Place Oceania: New Guinea
Accession Number ARTV10223
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 39.4 x 50cm
Object type Poster
Physical description lithograph
Maker Lilley
LHQ Cartographic Coy, Australian Survey Corps
Place made Australia
Date made 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Second World War propaganda poster issued by L H Q Cartographic Company, Australian Survey Corps featuring a topographical colour map of New Guinea and nearby islands. It shows the allied advances up to December 1943 from Milne Bay in the lower right corner to Madan in the top left corner. Red arrows indicate Australian advances on the ground while brown arrows indicate US advances. Positioned centre right to top right corner and to top left corner are a series of white arrows inscribed with details of significant stages in the allied advance.