|Measurement||framed: 92.4 x 117.5 cm; unframed: 69 x 94 cm|
|Physical description||oil on canvas|
Power, H Septimus
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Australian stretcher bearers with casualty on stretcher preparing to leave the battlefield, and another soldier attending to a second casualty. In performing their work, stretcher-bearers were regularly exposed to great danger as depicted in this work. Shells are bursting close to where they are rescuing the wounded soldiers.