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Drawing - World War II Scenes, 'Native Hut', J.S. McKean, Papua New Guinea, 1943 Image Reg. No: MM 123832

Summary:
Graphite pencil on paper, drawing of a native hut near Lae, Papua New Guinea, 1943.

One of 38 individual drawings on paper and 3 sketch books containing paintings and pencil drawings by Mr J.S. McKean (VX 28884) of scenes of Tobruk, El Alamein, New Guinea and Borneo during World War II.
Description:
Graphite pencil on white paper
Description Of Content:
Drawing of a native hut near Lae, Papua New Guinea during World War II.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from J. McKean, 1982
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 104 mm (Height), 181 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: art, world war ii 1939-1945, paintings, drawings, military memorabilia, huts
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: illustrations
Inscriptions: Hand written in graphite pencil on the page; 'NG / NATIVE HUT / TIRERANG [?] NEAR / LAE'
Hand written in graphite pencil on the reverse; '14.9.43 / LAe / VILLAGE TIRERANG [?]'
Format: Drawing: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, 14 Sep 1943
Artist: J. McKean

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