Art, Palm Trees

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Item Details

Title

Art, Palm Trees

Subject

Art
Islands

Description

"Palm trees - Art Study at Milne Bay" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Coconut Palms, Milne Bay. Six miles wide and twenty miles long, Milne Bay was -- for Hill -- both a mud hole and a tropical paradise. White sand beaches, clear seas, blazing sunsets, nude natives, exotic birds, bizarre butterflies -- he recorded them all in his letters to Martha. To eliminate Japanese snipers in the area, many such coconut palms had been topped by the machine guns of Australian pilots." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Anonymous

Date

1943-11

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2010.1.070

Spatial Coverage

Milne Bay, New Guinea

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill

Position: 2426 (3 views)