Head of soldier - dyed for jungle camouflage

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Papua, Port Moresby
Accession Number ART29390
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 42.8 x 39.0 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas board
Maker Dargie, William
Place made New Guinea
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
Description

Depicts a head and shoulders portrait of an Australian soldier with green face paint for camouflage and concealment in the jungles of New Guinea during the Second World War.

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