Pacific Styx (Dev. Robert Hunt Library/US 1st Division Dec 1943)

Place Oceania: Pacific Islands, Solomon Islands, Guadalcanal
Accession Number ART94144
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 76.4 cm x 56.8 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description pen, brush, ink and wash on paper
Maker eX de Medici
Place made Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
Date made 2009
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Solomon Islands (RAMSI), 2003-2013
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

This work relates to the Second World War and emerged within the Solomon Islands series from research eX de Medici undertook while completing the commission. Soldiers from the United States First Division come ashore at Camp Gloucester, New Britain. This was the second landing of the First Marines, after Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands.