Sick Prisoner, Surgical Ward, Changi Gaol, Singapore, August 1945

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  • Art.IWM ART 15747 179 b
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1945
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  • Support: paper
  • medium: ink
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  • Support: Height 115 mm, Width 193 mm
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  • object category: drawing
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Category
art
Copyright Ronald Searle 1945 by kind permission of the artist and The Sayle Literary Agency

© Ronald Searle 1945, by kind permission of the artist and The Sayle Literary Agency

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image recto: A sketch of a sick prisoner lying full length in bed, his head turned away from the viewer as he reads a book held in his left hand. He is wearing an army shirt and shorts. image verso: A sketch of the upper part of the same prisoner, now turned toward the viewer and still reading his book.

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