|Measurement||Overall: 50.4 x 34.0 x 38.8 cm|
|Location||Main Bld: World War 2 Gallery: Gallery 4: Islands|
Gregory, E J
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
The Flinders Naval Depot staged a mock oil fire to facilitate the artist's accurate rendering of the subject. The artist recalls that they "[lit] a lot of oil and then put it out. It was very kind of them but an awful mess to clean up."