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

Description
Colour photo of a caricature painting by Hans Walter von Gruenewaldt depicting female Asian lady, leading Donald Duck.
Size
L 15 cm x W 10
Object Registration
C0659
Keywords
hans walter von gruenewalt, german pow's, camp 13 murchison, pow camps, caricatures
Historical information
Hans Walter von Gruenewaldt was a German POW who used his artistic ability to paint several large mural caricatures while he was held at Camp 13 at Murchison. The technique he used was colourful house paint, painted directly onto the walls of the German mess hut, reading room and recreation hall in compound 13D. The paintings were completed over a duration of six years (1941-1946).
When Made
1941-1946
Last updated
25 May 2018 at 2:29PM