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Robert Klippel working on a model naval ship

Mar 1943


Artist

Unknown

Australia


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.


Details


Place where the work was made

Woolloomooloo Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

Mar 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

Not on display


Accession number

ARC409.1.13


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

730


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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