Repatriation centre, Ujina, inoculating Okinawan child

Place Asia: Japan
Accession Number ART26740
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 26.1 x 29.8 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description pen and wash on paper
Maker Rowed, Reg
Place made Japan
Date made 1946
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
British Commonwealth Occupation Force, 1946-1952 (Japan)

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


This Japanese repatriation centre at Ujina - near Hiroshima - is under the control of British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF) and supervised by 65th Australian Infantry Battalion. The sketch was made during an inoculation and vaccination line-up by Okinawan prior to evacuation to Okinawan. An Okinawan child is shown receiving inoculations at the repatriation centre in Ujina, at which the 65th Battalion was in charge