ID numberART29200.003
Collection typeArt
Title[blood donation]; [blood donation]
MeasurementOverall: 24.5 x 31.3 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerHeysen, Nora
Place madeAustralia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made1944
Physical descriptionpen and bue ink on paper
CopyrightAWM Licensed copyright
DescriptionRecto: A blood donor lies on a medical bed with their head towards the viewer, two medical assistants assist with the blood collection.
Verso: Depicts the donation of blood from a female patient in a hospital interior with two medical assistants, one holds the needle in the arm while the other is seated holding a full bottle of blood. Both medical staff wear full gowns, head covering and full face masks. There is a window in the background and a curtain is drawn in at the left of the composition.