Sister M Russell nursing a native
ID numberART23715
Collection typeArt
TitleSister M Russell nursing a native
Measurementframed: 67.7 x 83.2 cm; unframed: 45.5 x 60.8 cm
Object typePainting
MakerHeysen, Nora
Place madeNew Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen, Finschhafen area
Date madeJune 1944
Physical descriptionoil on hardboard
CopyrightCopyright expired - public domain
DescriptionSister M Russell bandaging the arms of an indigenous person at the 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing station, Finschhafen, New Guinea. The man had both hands blown off by a grenade while fishing when he was a captive of the Japanese.