The attack

Place Asia: Netherlands East Indies, Timor Sea
Accession Number ART91493
Collection type Art
Measurement Image: 114 cm x 153 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description synthetic polymer paint, pastel on paper
Maker Senbergs, Jan
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1998
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright


Jan Senbergs collaborated with Col Madigan, one of the Armidale survivors to create this work which forms part of a series of ten paintings depicting the sinking of HMAS Armidale on 1 December 1942. Here Japanese torpedo bombers and Zero fighters can be seen attacking the Armidale.