Halt during the withdrawal from Bakri, January, 1942

Accession Number ART24490
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 81 cm x 63 cm; 105 cm x 86.8 cm x 7 cm with frame
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on hardboard
Maker Griffin, Murray
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Australian soldiers resting under a tree in the jungle at Bakri, Muar River, during the defence of Malaya and Singapore. The simple scene of two men resting under a large tree is intruded upon by the dead figures of their comrades lying near by.