ID number ART29200.008
Title [pathologist seated examining slides]; verso: [centrifuge separating serum from blood]
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Heysen, Nora
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

Description

Depicts the male pathologist (Captain Robert Black), wearing medical gown examines slides under the microscope on the laboratory bench at the blood and serum preparation unit in Sydney. Surrounding him on the bench are beakers, flasks and bottles containing fluids and in the background there are shelves containing bottles with labels arranged into like sizes.
Verso: shows two unidentified medical staff bottling serum in a sterilisation and heated chamber, 2 Australian Blood and Serum Preparation Unit, Sydney Hospital.