In 1939 when World War II breaks out, Robert Klippel is called up to the navy. Klippel spends 2-3 months training at Snapper Island, near Birchgrove, and is then stationed as a guard at the Cockatoo Island Docks, Sydney.
Place where the work was made
gelatin silver photograph
4.2 x 6.4 cm image/sheet
Signature & date
Not signed. Dated c., verso, pencil "1940".
National Art Archive. Gift of Andrew Klippel 2017. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program
Not on display
Where the work was made
Referenced in 1 publication
Deborah Edwards, Robert Klippel, Sydney, 2002, page 240.