|Measurement||Overall: 14.1 x 24.5 cm (irreg.)|
|Object type||Work on paper|
|Physical description||pencil on paper|
|Place made||New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area, Oro Bay Area|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: External copyright
Hydrographer Ranges from Oro Bay, New Guinea, 1944
View of the Hydrographer Ranges from Oro Bay, New Guinea. The Australians landed at Oro Bay in 1943, setting up a naval base that would become a key strategic point throughout the remainder of the Pacific War. The artist, John McBryde, served as Port Director in 1944.