Japanese ack-ack guns ready for surrender, New Britain

Accession Number ART22887
Collection type Art
Measurement unframed: 61.2 x 81.7 cm; framed (predicted): 78 x 98 x 6.5 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Herman, Sali
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


After the surrender the Japanese assembled arms and equipment to hand it over. Reviewing the area outside Rabaul the artist noticed the Ack-Ack guns covered with tarpaulines, looking like eagles in rows.