ID numberART24372
Collection typeArt
TitleLand headquarters medical research unit
MeasurementOverall: 45 x 61 cm Frame: 57.5 x 73cm
Object typePainting
MakerHeysen, Nora
Place madeAustralia: Queensland, North Queensland, Cairns
Date madeAugust 1945
Physical descriptionoil on plywood
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionThe Land Headquarters Medical Research Unit in a mountainous setting at Redlynch, near Cairns, Queensland. At centre a soldier carries a white sack over his shoulder, whilst other groups of men walk through the grounds and sit outside the ward buildings. Two small footbridges have been constructed over ditches of exposed red soil in the foreground.