View from Sisters' Mess, Finschhafen

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen
Accession Number ART22392
Collection type Art
Measurement framed: 59 cm x 63.8 cm x 3.2 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas on plywood
Maker Heysen, Nora
Date made April 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Three women from 106 Australian Casualty Clearing Station are depicted seated around a table relaxing outside the Sisters' Mess in Finschhafen, New Guinea. Behind them an open view of the New Guinea landscape can be seen, including mountain ranges, jungles, and the sea.