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Cartoon sketch WW2; Arthur Douglas; 1942; 2004_72

Cartoon sketch WW2; Arthur Douglas; 1942; 2004_72
Name/Title
Cartoon sketch WW2
About this object
Copy of a cartoon sketch of 'CAMPO 52 Italy August 1942 an Impression by Arthur Douglas New Zealand'. Donor's father Jack McBeth was a POW in this camp. He wrote numbers on this impression and listed the explanations to what is going on in the scene. Jack used to go to many reunions of POW's. Donor's who has the original version, does not know where he got the sketch from but he did not smoke, so he was able to trade his ration of cigarettes for food etc...
Maker Role
Artist
Date Made
1942
Medium and Materials
paper
Place Made
Italy
Measurements
43.5cm length x 59cm width
Subject and Association Description
cartoon 1942
Credit Line
Mrs Margaret Brosnahan
Object Type
cartoon
Object number
2004_72

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Italy
Jack McBeth
New Zealand


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Mel27 Dec 2016 01:18 AM,UTC
There is a discussion about this camp here: http://ww2talk.com/index.php?threads/camp-52-chiavari.31777/ in which this cartoon is mentioned.
I have a copy of the cartoon myself, passed on from my Dad, who was a POW there.
Mel27 Dec 2016 01:17 AM,UTC
There is a discussion about this camp here: http://ww2talk.com/index.php?threads/camp-52-chiavari.31777/ in which this cartoon is mentioned.
I have a copy of the cartoon myself, passed on from my Dad, who was a POW there.