Nora Heysen relates her experiences as the first woman Official War Artist during the Second World War in an interview with Gillian Freeman
|Title||Nora Heysen relates her experiences as the first woman Official War Artist during the Second World War in an interview with Gillian Freeman|
|Object type||Oral history|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Hunters Hill|
|Date made||12 November 1997|
|Descriptor||BASF DM 120 DAT|
|Description||Nora Heysen discusses her reasons for enlisting as an Official War Artist; posting to New Guinea; interaction with nurses; working relationship with Colonel Treloar; threatened with court-martial; describes her paintings; admiration of Official War Artist Ivor Hele; painting "Scarlet Beach"; childhood memories and her parents' influence on her outlook and art. |
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