POW Sketchbook

A sketchbook kept by Commander Mervyn Scott Lindslay whilst a prisoner of the Japanese at North Point POW camp from 1942-45. North Point is an area located in the northern part of Hong Kong Island. Lindslay was one of the many British and Commonwealth forces who were captured by the Japanese. The Japanese invasion of the New Territories of Hong Kong commenced on 8th December 1941, with most of the territory captured by the following evening. The poorly equipped British and Commonwealth forces surrendered on December 25th.

1 of 34
next POW Sketchbooklast POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook

POW Sketchbook

A bound sketchbook containing a series of 36 pencil and watercolour sketches drawn by Commander Mervyn Scott Lindslay whilst a prisoner of the Japanese at North Point Camp in Hong Kong from 1942 to 1945. The sketches include views from the camp, of the interior and exterior of huts, the galley, scullery, inmates' footwear, wood cutting parties, the barber's shop, furniture, portraits of Lindslay and other inmates, and designs for a house that Lindslay hopes to build after his release.

POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook
POW Sketchbook