Scrub typhus patient (Leading Aircraftsman Smith)
ID numberART22107
Collection typeArt
TitleScrub typhus patient (Leading Aircraftsman Smith)
MeasurementOverall: 45.2 x 34 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerHeysen, Nora
Place madeNew Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen, Finschhafen area
Date made1944
Physical descriptionpencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionPortrait depicting Leading Aircraftsman Alexander Edward Smith, 126846 (or possibly 128246), Royal Australian Air Force, No 80 Squadron, suffering from typhus and lying in a hospital bed at a casualty clearing station in Finschhafen, New Guinea.