Bougainville battlefield

Place Oceania: Pacific Islands, Solomon Islands, Bougainville
Accession Number ART22656
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 39.4 x 28.7 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description pen and wash on paper
Maker Abbott, Harold
Place made Pacific Islands: Solomon Islands, Bougainville
Date made 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Showing the desolation of Artillery Ridge, which was captured by 9th Australian Infantry Battalion. A track has been cut around the side of the ridge by the Pioneers to avoid the steep climb over the hill, and a banyan tree is shown on the skyline in the top left.