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A group of fleet navigation officers in the Australian army

1940


Artist

Unknown photographer


About

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.


Details


Place where the work was made

Australia


Date

1940


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph


Dimensions

4.2 x 6.4 cm image/sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Dated c., verso, pencil "1940".


Credit

National Art Archive. Gift of Andrew Klippel 2017. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program


Location

Not on display


Accession number

ARC409.1.294


Artist information

Unknown photographer

Works in the collection

146


Place

Where the work was made
Australia

Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Deborah Edwards, Robert Klippel, Sydney, 2002, page 240.