The long voyage home

Accession Number ART23902
Collection type Art
Measurement framed: 51.4 x 58.5 cm; unframed: 35.4 x 43.2 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas on hardboard
Maker Dargie, William
Place made Indian Ocean
Date made April 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


All the boredom of life on a troopship destined for a long voyage. With nothing to do and one tropical day so much like another, there is plenty of opportunity to sling one's hammock in the sun and yawn and drowse the days away, Indian Ocean.