Scrub typhus patient (Leading Aircraftsman Smith)

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Accession Number ART22107
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 45.2 x 34 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description pencil on paper
Maker Heysen, Nora
Place made New Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen, Finschhafen area
Date made 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Portrait depicting Leading Aircraftsman Alexander Edward Smith, 126846 (or possibly 128246), Royal Australian Air Force, No 80 Squadron, suffering from typhus and lying in a hospital bed at a casualty clearing station in Finschhafen, New Guinea.