Mosquito colony (Lieutenant Thomas Le Merle)
|Title||Mosquito colony (Lieutenant Thomas Le Merle)|
|Maker||Heysen, Nora (Artist)|
|Place made||Australia: Queensland, North Queensland, Cairns|
|Medium||oil on canvas on board|
|Measurement||Overall: 45.4 x 40.4 cm|
The interior of a purpose built laboratory at the Land Headquarters Medical Research Unit in Cairns. Seated is NX99874 Lieutenant Thomas Hodges Le Merle, AAMC, Assistant Entomologist who is feeding the mosquito pupae, another laboratory assistant stands next to the adult breeding cage in which we are able to see the strands of apple used to feed the adult mosquitoes.