|Measurement||Framed: 87 x 105.7 cm x 6.9 cm; Unframed: 63.4 cm x 81.9 cm x .5 cm|
|Physical description||oil on hardboard|
|Place made||Singapore: Changi|
|Date made||c 1942-1943|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
HMAS Perth fights to the last, 28th February, 1942
Depicts HMAS Perth fighting her last battle on 28 February 1942.
There were survivors of the sinking of HMAS Perth who were rescued and sent to Changi as prisoners of war, where Griffin, official war artist, was also imprisoned, and where created this work based on their testimony.