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Ruined Cathedral, Portuguese Timor
(c. 1947)

watercolour, gouache and pen and ink on buff paper on cardboard
58.5 × 39.7 cm (sheet) 64.6 × 40.5 cm (cardboard)
Place/s of Execution
Dili, East Timor
inscribed in pen and ink l.l.: Charles Bush. / Portugese Timor
inscribed in pen and ink on reverse of cardboard c. pasted into reverse of cardboard: "RUINED ROMAN CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL / DILLI – PORTUGESE TIMOR" / Painted from a sketch made whilst / on tour of duty as official war artist / 1945. / Charles Bush / 3 Napier Street. / Essendon, Victoria. / (Exhibited in the Minnie Crouch / watercolour competition Ballarat 1947) (all crossed through with pencil)
Accession Number
Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1947
© Estate of the artist
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Gallery location
Not on display