Thanksgiving service in celebration of Victory in Europe held on the steps of the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 9 May 1945

Place Oceania: Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Canberra, Ainslie
Accession Number ART25669
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 76.7 x 55.9 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description pencil, watercolour, heightened with white on paper
Maker Curtis, R Emerson
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
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


On the steps of the Australian War Memorial under an Autumn sky a thanksgiving service in celebration of the Victory in Europe is held. Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester attended the service which was conducted by the Right Reverend E H Burgmann, Bishop of Goulburn. The flag on the right is that of the Governor General of Australia, His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester.