ART21358

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ID number ART21358
Title Tropical ear (Leading Supply Assistant L Lopsley and Sick berth Attendant M G Williams)
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Hodgkinson, Roy
Place made New Guinea
Date made 1944
Medium crayon on paper
Measurement Overall: 42 x 38.6 cm

Description

Drawn in the Sick bay of H.M.A.S Kapunda. It is an order that all personnel who have been swimming in the harbours will report to sick bay to have their ears attended in order to prevent infection. The patient, Leading Supply Assistant L. Lopsley, is holding a kidney tray. On the left is Sick Berth Attendant Malcolm Gregory 'Doc' Williams, Madang, New Guinea.