ID number ART22659
Title Metpi
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Heysen, Nora
Place made New Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen, Finschhafen area
Date made 1944
Medium sanguine conte crayon with charcoal
Measurement Overall: 63.8 x 48.2 cm

Description

Depicts a portrait Metpi, DCM, a member of the Papuan Infantry Battalion. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal. Credited with having killed 116 Japanese soldiers, Finschhafen, New Guinea.