Parachutes in the drying Shed

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Morobe Province, Lae
Accession Number ART21434
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 30.5 x 22.8 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description carbon, pen and wash on paper
Maker Abbott, Harold
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Morobe Province, Lae
Date made 6 Oct 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Whenever practical, parachutes were dried out of doors, but wetness of climate necessitated construction of special drying sheds in which the parachutes were hung. Pictured, the canvas buckets are on the ground. These parachutes were used for supply dropping.