Cruiser in Dock
|Title||Cruiser in Dock|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Cockatoo Island|
|Medium||pen and ink, brush and wash on paper|
|Measurement||overall: 22.7 x 29.2 cm|
A drawing of the HMAS "Australia" in the large dock at Cockatoo Island. This sketch was made from a position on the floor of the dock alongside the keel ofthe ship looking aft and outwards. The screw is the for'ard one on the port side. An elaborate systems of blocks and tackle is used to haul this great bronze casting into place. The men are dwarfed by the machinery around them.