Historical information

Vincenzo Galea was an Italian POW in Camp 13 Murchison. This portrait of Valma Paterson was painted from a photograph supplied by her father George Paterson, a Hygiene Officer with the Australian Army.

Physical description

Oil Portrait on canvas. Olive green background. A young lady with short dark brown hair. Gold highlights near centre part. Dark brown eyes and red lips. Wearing a light pink top with pleats on shoulders.

Inscriptions & markings

V Galea 23/11/45

Mounting & framing

Frame removed