Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial,
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ID number P04102.218
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 120 safety base
  • Hilder, Darren (Photographer)
  • Parker, David Dare (Photographer)
Place made Iraq: Baghdad
Date made c April 2003-May 2003
Credit line Acquired through Australian War Memorial official commission 2003


Informal portrait of David Dare Parker, Official photographer for the Australian War Memorial. Parker is standing inside an unfinished ten story building that was converted into the accommodation quarters for the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR). David Dare Parker was appointed at the same time as Official War Artist Lewis Miller, they travelled to the Middle East and spent several weeks recording the experiences of Australians serving as part of the Coalition forces assembled to disarm Iraq. The image was taken by Corporal Darren Hilder.