ID number ART29200.001
Title Sister Daenman preparing stock for autoclaving; verso: [medical assistant];
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Heysen, Nora (Artist)
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 1944
Medium pen and bue ink on paper
Measurement sheet: 24.5 cm x 31.3 cm; image: 23.2 cm x 17 cm (irreg.)

Description

Recto: Sister Daenman preparing the stock of equipment for autoclaving ( a process of sterilisation) where the equipment is steamed at high temperatures, typically at 120 degrees centigrade for 20 minutes to kill any bacteria.
Verso: Medical assistant wearing an apron and head scarf is stirring liquid in two bowls on the laboratory bench.