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Sir Paul Hasluck (1905–1993), Delegate from Australia to the ... Image 1

Sir Paul Hasluck (1905–1993), Delegate from Australia to the United Nations,

Date
1946
Medium
Black and white conté on brown paper
Credit Line
Gift of Robert McLean, 1980
Dimensions
20 1/4 x 13 1/8 in.

Description & Inscriptions

Sir Hasluck saw the birth of the UN at the 1945 San Francisco Conference, where he headed the Australian Mission. He had a long career in service to Australia, holding posts as Minister for Territories, Defense, and External Affairs between 1961 and 1969; and Governor-General from 1969 to 1974. He was known for transcending party interests and using his office to foster a strong national identity.

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