Tropical ear (Leading Supply Assistant L Lopsley and Sick berth Attendant M G Williams)

Accession Number ART21358
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 42 x 38.6 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description crayon on paper
Maker Hodgkinson, Roy
Place made New Guinea
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


Drawn in the Sick bay of H.M.A.S Kapunda. It is an order that all personnel who have been swimming in the harbours will report to sick bay to have their ears attended in order to prevent infection. The patient, Leading Supply Assistant L. Lopsley, is holding a kidney tray. On the left is Sick Berth Attendant Malcolm Gregory 'Doc' Williams, Madang, New Guinea.