Joseph Glover, Aboriginal benchman, Ryan's shipyard

Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Taree
Accession Number ART25580
Collection type Art
Measurement Image: 36.8 x 26.4 cm (sight) (mounted); Overall: 36.8 x 26.4 cm (sight)
Object type Drawing
Physical description lithographic crayon
Maker Curtis, R Emerson
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Taree
Date made 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

Depicts a portrait of Mr Joseph Glover, Aboriginal, Benchman at Ryan's Shipyard, Brown's Creek, Taree. Before the war Glover toured Australia making a living in local agricultural shows as a champion wood chopper.