ID number ART29202.003
Title [Studies of workers]; Operating on Native
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Heysen, Nora (Artist)
Place made New Guinea
Date made 1944
Medium pen and blue ink on paper
Measurement overall: 24 x 27.8 cm; image: 21.4 x 22 cm


In the foreground there are three men seated drinking from mugs amongst the logs and cut off trees that are making room for the theatre and providing material for its construction. In the mid ground there are men standing chopping wood and in the distance there are three established buildings and a vehicle to the right.