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

Arthur Douglas

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

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

Mel 27 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.

Mel 27 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.

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Calvari
cartoon
Italy
Jack McBeth
New Zealand

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