ART23715

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ID number ART23715
Title Sister M Russell nursing a native
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Heysen, Nora
Place made New Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen, Finschhafen area
Date made June 1944
Medium oil on hardboard
Measurement framed: 67.7 x 83.2 cm; unframed: 45.5 x 60.8 cm

Description

Sister 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.