TARAKAN, BORNEO 1945-09-26. WX26590 SERGEANT E. J. HURST (COTTESLOE, SA), AN ARMY EDUCATION ...

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Accession Number 119444
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Rainsford, Keith Carr
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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TARAKAN, BORNEO 1945-09-26. WX26590 SERGEANT E. J. HURST (COTTESLOE, SA), AN ARMY EDUCATION SERVICE MALAY INSTRUCTOR ATTACHED TO THE 26TH BRIGADE, DISPLAYING TWO SPECIMENS OF DYAK ART AT THE ARTS AND CRAFTS EXHIBITION PUT ON BY THE EDUCTION SERVICE. HE IS HOLDING A WARRIORS SHIELD AND SWORD IN FRONT OF A WATER COLOUR OF A LOCAL NATIVE GIRL PAINTED BY ONE OF THE ENTRANTS IN THE EXHIBITION.