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"Private. B.S. Kingsbury" by O'Connell, 1943. Gouache and charcoal on board.

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Private. B.S. Kingsbury

"Private. B.S. Kingsbury" by O'Connell, 1943

Catalogue ref: INF 3/460Links to the Catalogue


Fighting the Japanese in New Guinea involved many Australian troops, of whom Bruce Kingsbury was an extraordinary example. The artist doesn't successfully convey the harsh jungle environment.

 

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ZJ 1/969