Boxing match, Wewak Point

Accession Number ART25508
Collection type Art
Measurement unframed: 41.5 x 46.4 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on hardboard
Maker Rowed, Reg
Date made c. 1945-1946
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Wewak Point Stadium on a Saturday night after the surrender, featuring one of the recreational activities provided for the troops after the Japanese surrender. The Aitape-Wewak campaign, fought in New Guinea, was the final campaign for the 6th Division. It was a slow and taxing campaign, fought from late 1944 until the end of the war in August 1945.

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