ART22136

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ID number ART22136
Title Weighing cordite, Commonwealth explosives factory, Maribyrnong
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Craig, Sybil
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made May 1945
Medium oil on canvas on wood panel
Measurement Overall: 46 cm x 40.5 cm; framed: 62.7 cm x 57.4 cm x 5.5 cm

Description

Depicts factory workers Miss Jessie James, Miss Ruby Swift, and Miss Mary Grace weighting cordite on scales in the Cartridge Bundling Section of the Commonwealth Explosives Factory at Marybyrnong in Victoria during the Second World War.