ART22107

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ID number ART22107
Title Scrub typhus patient (Leading Aircraftsman Smith)
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Heysen, Nora (Artist)
Place made New Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen, Finschhafen area
Date made 1944
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 45.2 x 34 cm

Description

Portrait 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.