POW, Chunkai, Thailand, January 1944 [Stanley Gimson portrait]

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Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART 16923
Production date
1944-01-01
Place made
Thailand
Subject period
Materials
  • medium: Watercolour
  • support: paper
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 246 mm
  • Support: Width 170 mm
Alternative Names
  • object category: drawing
Creator
Category
art
Bequest of Sheriff Stanley Gimson

Object description

A head and shoulder portrait of Stanley Gimson, looking slightly to the right.

History note

Acquired as part of a collection of drawings by Sheriff Stanley Gimson [the subject of the painting]. His diary is also held by the Dept. Printed Books and contains several references to his drawings.

Physical description

Labelled as no. 3 in part of a display of four drawings and photographs by Gimson, included with his own self- portrait IWM ART 16921.

Inscription

'Old. POW Thailand. January 1944'