War of nerves (Captain Vernon Clarke and Private Norman Bowman)
|Title||War of nerves (Captain Vernon Clarke and Private Norman Bowman)|
|Maker||Hodgkinson, Roy (Artist)|
|Place made||New Guinea|
|Medium||coloured crayon on paper|
|Measurement||Overall: 52.8 x 41.5 cm|
An Army Dental Surgeon of "D" Section, 2/1st Australian Dental Unit drilling a soldier's tooth by the aid of the dental treadle engine. The dental officer is SX27936 Captain H Vernon Clarke. The patient in the chair, which is the portable field dental type with spittoon and tray attached, is QX42181 Private Norman Bowman, Port Moresby, New Guinea.