Flying Officer Richard Overhue

Accession Number ART21689
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 41.8 x 52.8 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description crayon with coloured washes and with sanguine conte crayon on paper
Maker Hodgkinson, Roy
Place made Australia: Northern Territory, Darwin
Date made 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Portrait depicting Flying Officer Richard F. Overhue, of the Royal Australian Air Force, relaxed, writing home in the Darwin bush outside his tent, with his feet propped on his improvised bathroom rigged on a pandamus palm. Flying Officer Overhue has carried out 26 bombardment missions on Timor, Dilli, Ambon and shipping in near waters in addition to numerous reconnaissance and patrol flights, Darwin.