The Orderly in 'Civil Life'

Museum Work

Resource TypeStill Images
Date of Creation1941
GenreArts & Culture
Object ID2012.009.007
CreatorGerry Waldston
Place of CreationUnknown Canadian internment camp
DescriptionSketch by Gerry Waldston depicting a camp orderly working in an upmarket hotel - frantically polishing dishes and proofing bread on a radiator - much to the consternation of patrons and staff. 
Materials/Techniquesink on paper
Measurements20.23 cm x 27.94 cm
InscriptionsWhat the devil are you doing there???

[Signature] / Canada 1941
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2012 by Gerry Waldston
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Gerry Waldston