Water carrier, Palembang

Place Asia: Netherlands East Indies, Sumatra, Palembang
Accession Number ART29428
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 8.4 X 4.9 CM
Object type Work on paper
Physical description pencil on paper
Maker Gunther, Pat
Place made Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, Palembang
Date made 1943-1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright


Depicts a women carrying a water bucket and a bunch of flowers, wearing shorts, shirt and a hat. These drawings were done while POW. The artist would sell her drawings in order to get money to buy food on the black market.