Matron Annie Sage

Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria, Melbourne
Accession Number ART22218
Collection type Art
Measurement Framed: 96.5 x 76 cm; Unframed: 76.6 cm x 56.4 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Heysen, Nora
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Depicts a portrait of VFX361 Colonel Annie Moriah Sage, Matron in Chief AANS. During the war Colonel Sage saw services in the Middle East, Pacific Area, New Guinea and Singapore. When the Japanese surrendered Colonel Sage flew to Singapore to see personally to the welfare and comfort of the sisters released from POW Camps and arranged their repatriation to Australia. She met the sisters at Sumatra, 1945.