ID number ART25026
Title Physiotherapy treatment, 2/9th Australian General Hospital
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Dargie, William
Places made
  • New Guinea
  • New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Laloki River Area, 17 Mile (Port Moresby)
Date made 1944
Medium watercolour on prepared artists board
Measurement Overall: 37.2 cm x 39 cm

Description

Dargie noted, "A patient with injured stomach muscle is shown being fitted with a plaster cast. Heat and a graduated series of exercises, in combination with massage, are other elements of physiotherapic treatment. Nearly all physiotherapists at this hospital are nurses".