WAAAF cook (Corporal Joan Whipp)
ID numberART24394
Collection typeArt
TitleWAAAF cook (Corporal Joan Whipp)
Measurementframed: 106 x 87 cm; unframed: 82.4 x 64.4 cm
Object typePainting
MakerHeysen, Nora
Place madeAustralia: Queensland, North Queensland, Cairns
Date made1945
Physical descriptionoil on canvas
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionHeysen's portrait of Corporal Joan Beatrice Whipp, depicts her as an immovable tower of strenth as she stands, arms folded, in her mess kitchen. Whipp was a cook from the Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force. Whipp is preparing bully beef.
LocationMain Bld: World War 2 Gallery: Gallery 3: Aust 43-44