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Hutchinson Camp carved figure (one of a pair)

Date made: 1940-1944

Maker: unknown

Description: One of a pair of hand carved seated male figures (similar to bookends) made by an internee, prisoner in Hutchinson Camp for the donor's father, Thomas (Tommy) Johnston, a guard at Hutchinson Camp from 1941 onwards (originally he spent first six months at Mooragh Camp c.1940).

The seated male is wearing a hat and has a beard, the figure is holding a pipe in it's left hand. The figure has been stained, coloured and has a polished finish. Rim of hat has been broken and repaired.

Measurements: overall: 16.5 cm x 5 cm x 8 cm

Materials: paint: oil, resin: natural, wood

Object name: carved figure

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 2010-0034/2



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