Chargemen (Detonator Section, Commonwealth explosives factory, Maribyrnong)
Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial
|Title||Chargemen (Detonator Section, Commonwealth explosives factory, Maribyrnong)|
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne|
|Medium||oil on canvas on cardboard|
|Measurement||overall: 33.8 x 28.8 cm|
Chargemen W Fanning and T McLellan working at a bench packing detonators at the Commonwealth Explosives Factory at Maribyrnong, Victoria. These men wearing scarlet uniforms are painting, labelling and tipping, before final packing of detonators to the services. Each packing bay has a limit of 250 cylinders of this particular type of detonator.