Commander Alexander Fowler, RAN

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Accession Number ART24255
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 65.3 x 50.2 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description charcoal and coloured pastels heightened with white on paper
Maker Mainwaring, Geoffrey
Place made Pacific Islands: Nauru
Date made 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Potrait depicting Commander Alexander Earle Fowler, RAN, Naval-Officer-in-Charge North Solomons, operating Bougainville Naval Force, supporting 2 Australian Corps. Was present at Surrender Ceremony at Torokina representing Royal Australian Navy. Served in the Navy with Grand Fleet in HMAS Sydney, 1916-1919.