Carrying a stretcher around a landslide

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Ramu River Finisterre Ranges Area, Finisterre Ranges
Accession Number ART22315
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 60.4 x 45 cm; frame: 81.2 x 66 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Dargie, William
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Port Moresby
Date made 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Carrying one of the casualties of the 57/60th Australian Infantry Battalion wounded in the ambush of 31st March, under great difficulties over the treacherous ground of a landslide, Finisterre Ranges, New Guinea.