ART22662

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ID number ART22662
Title Captain Robert Black
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Heysen, Nora (Artist)
Place made New Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen, Finschhafen area
Date made June 1944
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement sheet: 57.6 x 39.8 cm

Description

Portrait of Captain Robert Black, Australian Army Medical Service, QX36074, pathologist, 106 Casualty Clearing Station, 2 AIF. His head is turned to the right, and he holds a cigarette in his left hand. Heysen married Captain Black in 1953. "They met at Finschhafen in the war, when he was an A.I.F. medical officer" (The Age Oct 6, 1962).