Sister Veronica Harbourd
|Title||Sister Veronica Harbourd|
|Place made||Netherlands East Indies: Halmahera Island, Morotai Island|
|Date made||August 1945|
|Medium||oil on canvas|
|Measurement||unframed: 60.8 x 49 cm|
|On display||Main building: World War 2 Gallery: Gallery 4|
Sister Veronica Harbourd, Royal Australian Air Force Nursing Service, painted against a tropical setting, Morotai, New Guinea. In a letter to Colonel Treloar, dated 20 August 1945, Heysen noted of the work: "In Morotai I selected what I thought a representative type of the women doing that job and painted her against a tropical setting".