ID numberART29202.019
Collection typeArt
TitleBlood Transfusion on a dangerously ill Native; [Hospital Jeep]
Measurementoverall: 24 x 27.8 cm; image: 21 x 23 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerHeysen, Nora
Place madeNew Guinea
Date made1944
Physical descriptionpen and ink on paper; pen and blue ink on paper
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DescriptionThis is a study of a Native Papuan who watches a medical assistant as he inserts a needle into his right arm for the blood transfusion. The other medical assistant holds the patients arm still at the shoulder while the overall sketch is incomplete, there is a detailed study of the patient's face.

Verso: This is a pencil study of a jeep and the back of a driver who is seated at the steering wheel.