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ID number PR88/133.003
Title Corvette silhouettes
Record type Item
Item count 1
Collection Private Record
Object type Photograph
Place made Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
Date made c 1942-1943
Measurement 124mm x 208mm


Technical photograph taken by Lieutenant Frank Hinder while working as an artist with the Camouflage Research Unit, Dept of Home Security. Hinder used cut-out silhouettes of corvettes to determine the most effective method of naval camouflage. He used the pond behind the Hotel Canberra to carry out this research.