Going on leave, British air head, Seoul

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Accession Number ART40372
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 36.2 x 53.5 cm (irreg.)
Object type Drawing
Physical description pen and black ink, brush and sepia ink, carbon pencil on paper
Maker Hele, Ivor
Place made Korea: Seoul
Date made 1952
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Australian infantrymen with kitbags waiting to go on leave. The "air head" refers to the British Commonwealth air base at Seoul, from which an aerial shuttle service transported troops and supplies between Japan and Korea.