ART22218

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ID number ART22218
Title Matron Annie Sage
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Heysen, Nora
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1944
Medium oil on canvas
Measurement overall: 76.6 x 56.4 cm; framed: 96.5 x 76 cm

Description

Depicts 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.