ID number ART23712
Title Dance in the Sisters' mess
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Heysen, Nora (Artist)
Place made New Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen, Finschhafen area
Date made April 1944
Medium oil on board
Measurement Overall: 45.9 cm x 60.2 cm; frame: 65.5 cm x 80.5 cm


Army officers and uniformed nurses dancing in the Sisters' mess tent at Finschhafen, New Guinea. The tent is decorated with flowers and ferns, and a man is playing a piano at left.