Sister-in-charge LHQ Medical Research Unit, Cairns: Sister B Burbidge
ID numberART24371
Collection typeArt
TitleSister-in-charge LHQ Medical Research Unit, Cairns: Sister B Burbidge
MeasurementOverall: 45.6 x 40.4 cm; 63.6 cm x 58.6 cm x 3.2 cm with frame
Object typePainting
MakerHeysen, Nora
Place madeAustralia: Queensland, North Queensland, Cairns
Date made1945
Physical descriptionoil on wood panel
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionHead and shoulders portrait, in uniform, of Sister Beryl Emma Burbidge, AANS, Sister in Charge of Australian Army Nursing Service, Land Headquarters Medical Research Unit, Cairns, Queensland. Nora Heysen won the Archibald Prize in 1938 and was appointed official war artist, working in Australia and New Guinea from 1944-1946.