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Sketch - "Elsie" at State School 1005.

From the Collection of Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum 49 Hogan S Tatura VIC

Description
Photocopied watercolour sketch of one room rural school in timbered background, surrounded by barbed wire and netting fence in the barbs of which Elsie is caught. Tents in the background for Army personnel at Graytown POW Camp.
Size
21x 30 cms.
Object Registration
C1952
Keywords
graytown pow camp, hsk "kormoran", george rosenkranz
Historical information
Laser copy of original sketch of teacher, Elsie Shannon by George Rosenkranz, former German POW, a survivor from HSK "Kormoran". The original given to Elsie who had the sketch copied for the Museum
When Made
c.1945
Made By
Rosenkranz, George. (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
"Graytown- Erinnerungen", "Elsie" at State School No. 1005.
Last updated
17 Jun 2018 at 4:33PM