Concert party, Changi camp, 1942

Place Asia: Singapore, Changi
Accession Number ART24467
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 38.8 x 43 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas on hardboard
Maker Griffin, Murray
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Four members of a concert party perform on a makeshift stage. Murray Griffin was an official war artist appointed in 1941 with 8th Division AIF in Malaya. He was prisoner of war at the fall of Singapore 15 February 1942 and imprisoned at Changi. He was returned to Australia October 1945.