War of nerves (Captain Vernon Clarke and Private Norman Bowman)
ID numberART21729
Collection typeArt
TitleWar of nerves (Captain Vernon Clarke and Private Norman Bowman)
MeasurementOverall: 52.8 x 41.5 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerHodgkinson, Roy
Place madeNew Guinea
Date made1944
Physical descriptioncoloured crayon on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionAn 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.