Captain Robert Black
ID numberART22662
Collection typeArt
TitleCaptain Robert Black
Measurementsheet: 57.6 x 39.8 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerHeysen, Nora
Place madeNew Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen, Finschhafen area
Date madeJune 1944
Physical descriptionpencil on paper
CopyrightCopyright expired - public domain
DescriptionPortrait 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).