Return to River Kwai

Place Asia: Burma Thailand Railway, Kwa Noi River
Accession Number ART91030
Collection type Art
Measurement image: 8.1 x 15.5 cm; sheet: 12.5 x 18.9 cm; Sheet: 12.5 x 18.9cm
Object type Print
Physical description drypoint on paper
Maker Parkin, Ray
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1992
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright


This print is a view of the River Kwai and the Elephant Hills from a prisoner of war camp on the Thai-Burma Railway. It was made by Parkin for his 1992 Christmas card from the original drawing he made in 1943. It is one of two prints (See also ART91031) donated to the Memorial in 1999 by artist which he used for Christmas cards for the years 1992 and 1993.