Lieutenant A Lapin

Accession Number ART26292
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 43.4 x 34.2 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description pencil on paper
Maker Bowen, Stella
Place made United Kingdom: England, Sussex, Eastbourne
Date made 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Portrait of Lieutenant Allenby A. Lapin (VX13848). Lapin was of Jewish faith and was enrolled university student in Melbourne at the time of his enlistment in May 1940. He served with the 2/6th Battalion in the Middle East and was later taken prisoner during the Greece campaign. He subsequently spent the rest of the war in German POW camps. This work was drawn in the Eastbourne, UK after his liberation from Germany captivity in 1945.

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