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  • Carrying Out the Dead, Canchanburi Base Hospital

    Carrying Out the Dead, Canchanburi Base Hospital

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943

    Art.IWM ART 15417 91

    image: Two prisoners-of-war carry a stretcher, bearing the dead body of a fellow prisoner, through a hut in a hospital camp in Kanburi, Thailand. Fellow prisoners sitting in the foreground look on, illuminated by a single lamp hanging from the ceiling.

  • The Funk Holes of Singapore

    The Funk Holes of Singapore

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1945-08

    Art.IWM ART 15417 26

    image: A group of malnourished prisoners-of-war at work mining within a dimly lit 'funk hole'. Two men sit exhausted in the left foreground.

  • The Burning of the Cholera Dead

    The Burning of the Cholera Dead

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles

    Art.IWM ART 15417 60

    image: A grim scene in a clearing in the jungle. There is a large fire in the centre of the composition with several naked corpses on the ground in the foreground. Able bodied prisoners, only wearing shorts, lift corpses towards the fire and maintain the...

  • Living Quarters, Adam Park Camp, Singapore

    Living Quarters, Adam Park Camp, Singapore

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1945

    Art.IWM ART 15417 33

    The crowded living quarters of Adam Park Camp, Singapore. Prisoners-of-war sit on the wooden-planked floor of a large building, whilst others sit on bunk beds.

  • Transport in Changi, Singapore

    Transport in Changi, Singapore

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15417 82

    image: A team of bare-chested prisoners struggle to pull a wagon loaded with wood, just visible at the top of the page, along a track through the jungle. They are supervised by an officer walking alongside. In the background two military policemen salute...

  • After the Battle, Singapore; British Troops Marching to Changi, Sketched from a Red Cross Truck

    After the Battle, Singapore; British Troops Marching to Changi, Sketched from a Red Cross Truck

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15417 1

    image: British troops on the march to Changi after fighting on Singapore. They march away from the viewer in a long column, the road running into the distance at the top of the composition. In the foreground is a Red Cross truck containing injured men.

  • Self Portrait

    Self Portrait

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1944

    Art.IWM ART 15417 14

    image: A head and shoulders self-portrait of the artist looking directly at the viewer. He is shirtless and has stubble on his face.

  • Changi Gaol, the Main Cookhouse

    Changi Gaol, the Main Cookhouse

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1944

    Art.IWM ART 15417 96

    The main cookhouse within the large walls of Changi Gaol prison camp. Prisoners-of-war are gathered in the foreground, the multi-storied floors of one of the prison blocks visible to the right.

  • Kanyu Riverside Camp: Dysentery Ward

    Kanyu Riverside Camp: Dysentery Ward

    (art) Made by: Gimson, George Stanley 1943-02

    Art.IWM ART 16893

    image: The interior of a dark bamboo hut. Sleeping platforms run down either side of the hut They are packed with emaciated men sitting or standing. In the foreground one very thin prisoner is shown standing up, holding onto a bamboo pillar for support....

  • Appendectomy. Chungkai New Medical Centre

    Appendectomy. Chungkai New Medical Centre

    (art) Made by: Gimson, George Stanley 1944-04-01

    Art.IWM ART 16913

    image: The interior of a bamboo hut with fabric draped across the ceiling. In the foreground is a cloth-covered table holding several pairs of scissors, some dishes and a bottle. Next to the table is the surgeon with his back to the viewer, leaning over...

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