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Title

Robert Klippel working on a model naval ship

March 1943

Artist

Unknown

Australia

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Woolloomooloo Sydney New South Wales Australia
    Date
    March 1943
    Media category
    Photograph
    Materials used
    gelatin silver photograph
    Dimensions
    20.8 x 15.5 cm image; 21.4 x 16.0 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
    Photography gallery
    Accession number
    ARC409.1.13
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Unknown

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    This photograph shows Robert Klippel working as a model maker at the Gunnery Instructional Centre in Woolloomooloo, Sydney. In his desire to pursue naval duties off ship Klippel was deployed by the Navy making models of aircraft and ships for recognition training.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

    • James Gleeson, Robert Klippel, Kensington, 1983, plate 1. illustrated

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