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Title

Robert Klippel's model of HMAS Bombo

1941

Artist

Unknown

Australia

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Australia
    Date
    1941
    Media category
    Photograph
    Materials used
    gelatin silver photograph
    Dimensions
    8.5 x 13.5 cm image; 9.0 x 14.0 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    National Art Archive. Gift of Andrew Klippel 2017. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    ARC409.1.12
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Unknown

    Works in the collection

    1,094

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  • About

    Robert Klippel's skill in making model ships won him a job in 1943 as a model-maker for the Australian Navy. This is one of his models made at that time.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Australia

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

    • James Gleeson, Robert Klippel, Kensington, 1983, plate 3. illustrated

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