Bluey (Sapper Bashforth)
|Title||Bluey (Sapper Bashforth)|
|Maker||Heysen, Nora (Artist)|
|Place made||New Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen, Finschhafen area|
|Medium||oil on canvas|
|Measurement||Overall: 77.6 x 57.2 cm|
Portrait of a young male soldierf Sapper Bashforth, Royal Australian Engineers, in New Guinea. Sapper Bashforth, presumably knicknamed 'Bluey' for his red hair, is seated with his left arm draped across his knees and his right hand is raised and his fingers slightly curved towards him as he holds a cigarette.