Three seated soldiers, Robertson Barracks, Darwin

Place Oceania: Australia, Northern Territory, Darwin
Accession Number ART91187.020
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 27.4 x 34.7 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description charcoal, pastel on paper
Maker Sharpe, Wendy Elizabeth
Place made Australia: Northern Territory, Darwin
Date made 17 December 1999
Conflict East Timor, 1999-2013
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Depicts three seated Australian soldiers, Robertson Barracks, Darwin. The soldiers were being debriefed and trained before moving on to East Timor as part of the Interfet Peacekeeping Force, December 1999. Page from large sketchbook no. 2. Wendy Sharpe was appointed official artist in December 1999, travelling to Darwin, where she attended briefing sessions with Australian INTERFET personnel. In East Timor she was attached to the Army History Unit in Dili, where she recorded the work of the Australian peacekeepers and East Timorese people.