Matron Annie Sage
ID numberART22218
Collection typeArt
TitleMatron Annie Sage
Measurementoverall: 76.6 x 56.4 cm; framed: 96.5 x 76 cm
Object typePainting
MakerHeysen, Nora
Place madeAustralia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made1944
Physical descriptionoil on canvas
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionDepicts a portrait of VFX361 Colonel Annie Moriah Sage, Matron in Chief AANS. During the war Colonel Sage saw services in the Middle East, Pacific Area, New Guinea and Singapore. When the Japanese surrendered Colonel Sage flew to Singapore to see personally to the welfare and comfort of the sisters released from POW Camps and arranged their repatriation to Australia. She met the sisters at Sumatra, 1945.