Sir Paul Hasluck (1905–1993), Delegate from Australia to the United Nations,
MediumBlack and white conté on brown paper
Credit LineGift of Robert McLean, 1980
Dimensions20 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.