|Measurement||sheet: 23.8 x 32.2 cm; image: 20.2 x 32 cm|
|Physical description||watercolour, pen and ink, pencil on paper|
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Batswoman clean bowled at cricket match, Fawkner Park
On 23 January 1944 the women in the Australian Women's Army Service (AWAS) held a cricket match, 'AWAS Officers vs Other ranks', at Fawkner Park, in Victoria. As an official war artist, Tony Rafty recorded the daily events of service life in Melbourne while he waited to be sent overseas. In the drawing, Colonel Sybil Irving, AWAS Controller, is clean bowled, and wicketkeeper Corporal J Scott appeals.