'A and D' tent in the scrub

Place Oceania: New Guinea
Accession Number ART22320
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 59.7 cm x 44.3 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description watercolour on paper
Maker Abbott, Harold
Place made New Guinea
Date made August 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

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An Admission and Discharge tent during an exercise of the 6th Australian Division in New Guinea. Here patients and casualties were interviewed, classified and relieved of their kits and rifles.They were provided with medical treatment and, in urgent cases, operative treatment. Patients were usually given refreshments at an Admissions and Discharge Post.

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