ART23431

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ID number ART23431
Title Sister treating a native
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Heysen, Nora
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1944
Medium oil on canvas
Measurement framed: 99.8 x 125.2 cm; sight: 76.9 x 102.4 cm

Description

Shows Sister M. Russell, of the Australian Army Nursing Service, bandaging the arms of a native who had both hands blown off while fishing, when a captive of the Japanese. 111 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Finschhafen, New Guinea.