The Road Sweeper

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Singapore
AD 20th century ~ AD 20th century
  • Type
    Drawing
  • Materials
    Drawing Paper; Charcoal
  • Measurements
    Width 17,0 cm. Length 25.,0 cm.
  • Creator name
    W.R.M. Haxworth
  • Creator date
    1906 - 1985
  • Where it was made
    Singapore; Changi Prison
  • Time period
    AD 20th century ~ AD 20th century
  • Creation date
    20th Century; 14 Jan 1945
  • Function
    Illustration of one of the ‘roles’ that POWs had to play during internment as they were sent out to work by the Japanese. The artist added a touch of humour by describing it as a fellow internee’s (John) “career” progress in camp.
  • Acquisition
    Acquired by the National Archives of Singapore in 1986.
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