Sabres against glare, Malaya

Accession Number ART27544
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 76.2 cm x 91.6 cm x .5 cm; Framed: 84.8 cm x 110 cm x 5 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on hardboard
Maker Bush, Charles
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1961
Conflict Malay Peninsula, 1964-1966
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

In 1961 the artist travelled to Northern Malaya with sponsorship from the RAAF. While there he produced watercolours and paintings depicting RAAF activities at Butterworth as well as civilian scenes in nearby Penang.