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Title

Letter from Weaver Hawkins to his father

14 July 1916


Artist

Weaver Hawkins

United Kingdom, Australia

28 Aug 1893 - 13 Aug 1977


About

The letter was written from hospital, the first letter Weaver Hawkins wrote to his father after having been seriously injured at the Somme and after having numerous operations on his hands and arms.


Details


Date

14 July 1916


Media category

Correspondence


Materials used

pencil on YMCA notepaper


Dimensions

25.5 x 20.5 cm


Signature & date

Signed bot.c., pencil "Harold".


Credit

National Art Archive. Gift of Rene Hawkins 1996


Location

Not on display


Accession number

ARC117.5.11


Artist information

Weaver Hawkins

Works in the collection

73


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


  • After the War, Australian War Memorial, Australia, 08 Oct 2018–08 Oct 2019