Australian Headquarters, Dili

Place Asia: Timor
Accession Number ART26346
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 40.5 x 45.7 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Bush, Charles
Place made Timor
Date made 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Ruins of the building which was occupied as Headquarters by the Australian component of the Dutch-Australian Force that occupied Portuguese Timor in 1942. It was later, during the Japanese occupation of Timor, extensively damaged by Allied aerial bombing.

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