Soldier in summer dress

Place Middle East
Accession Number ART26397
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 98.6 x 40 x 28 cm; Overall - Conservation: 981 mm x 382 mm x 294 mm
Object type Sculpture
Physical description plaster
Maker Dadswell, Lyndon
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

This is the second version that Dadswell completed of 'Soldier in summer dress'. He made the first version in the Middle East in 1941. It was reproduced on the cover of 'Active service' in 1941. The first version was possibly badly damaged in transit from the Middle East to Australia, and subsequently destroyed after the second version was produced. Dadswell produced this second version in Sydney on his return to Australia circa August 1942.

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