Study for 'Australian commandos attacking Japanese shipping in Singapore Harbour, September 1943'

Place Asia: Singapore, Singapore Harbour
Accession Number ART28538
Collection type Art
Measurement sight: 22.8 x 35.2 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas board
Maker Adams, Dennis
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 1969
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Two operatives from Z Special unit in a canoe in Singapore Harbour. They were able to place delayed action limpet mines on the hulls of Japananese ships. Adams was commissioned to complete a large oil painting of this subject - this is one of two studies he completed as part of the commision.