Not titled [Cartoon for painting 'Stretcher bearers in the Owen Stanleys']

Place Oceania: New Guinea
Accession Number ART26658.002
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 73.6 cm x 114.5 cm; Image: 61.8 cm x 114.5 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description charcoal and pastel on paper
Maker Dargie, William
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

This cartoon is for a section of the final painting, 'Stretcher bearers in the Owen Stanleys' [ART26653]. It shows an Australian soldier in a raincoat carrying a rifle over his right shoulder and walking down the mountain, however the image sketched here was not replicated in the final painting.