Corvette silhouettes

Accession Number PR88/133.003
Collection type Private Record
Record type Item
Measurement 124mm x 208mm
Object type Photograph
Place made Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
Date made c 1942-1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

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.