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Wood carving created by a Japanese prisoner of war, 1943

Reference Number: 1/4-000792-F

Japanese wood carving created by a prisoner at the Japanese prisoner of war camp near Featherston. Taken by John Dobree Pascoe in 1943.Original caption reads: "Some of the prisoners are artists and although they have only limited materials they manage to do excellent pieces of woodcarving, as is shown by this photograph of a typical piece of the Japanese wood carvers art."

Key terms:
1 image, related to Art, Japanese and World War, 1939-1945 - Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.

Part of:
Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00197 (622 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Vertical imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service350. World War II. Prisoners of War. Japanese(PFP-004065)

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