Historical information

Sali HERMAN (12 February 1898-03 April 1993)
Born Switzerland
Arrived Australia 1937

After studying at the Zurich Technical School Sali Herman migrated to Australia where he continued his studies with the George Bell School, Melbourne. He moved to Sydney in 1938.

Sali Herman enlisted in the Australian Army in 1941 and was assigned to the First Camouflage Section. He later became a sergeant with the 3rd Royal Australian Engineers Training Battalion at Kapooka. He was appointed an official war artist in 1945 and worked in the Pacific for five months, recording scenes in Lae, Torokina, Bougainville and Rabaul.

Physical description

A drawing in ink of an army encampment at Kapooka.

Mounting & framing

Framed mounted