ID number ART29200.003
Title [blood donation]; [blood donation]
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 Overall: 24.5 x 31.3 cm


Recto: 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.