ART24275

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ID number ART24275
Title Draughtsman (Corporal Henry Fitzherbert)
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Heysen, Nora (Artist)
Place made Australia: Queensland, North Queensland, Cairns
Date made 1945
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 46 x 35.6 cm

Description

Portrait depicting Corporal Henry Patrick Fitzherbert, VX18230, patient at the Land Headquarters Medical Research Unit, wearing hospital gown.
Over 200 service men volunteered as patients at the LHQ Medical Research Centre in Cairns where research was carried out on the prevention and treatment of malaria.