Painted ceramic bowl used by Sister J E Simons while she was a prisoner of war of the Japanese

Accession Number REL/11871
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Heraldry
Physical description Ceramic
Maker Unknown
Place made Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra
Date made Unknown
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Glazed white, native Indonesian ware ceramic bowl, decorated with hand painted blue and green lines inside the bowl, and with blue lines and a green and pink floral pattern on the outside.

History / Summary

Picked up and used throughout her captivity in Sumatra by Captain (Sister) Jessie Elizabeth Simmons, 2/13 Australian General Hospital.