ID numberART22205
Collection typeArt
TitleNo. 1 Forge (Commonwealth ordnance factory, Maribyrnong)
MeasurementOverall: 61 x 50.8 cm
Object typePainting
MakerCraig, Sybil
Place madeAustralia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made1945
Physical descriptionoil on canvas
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionNo. 1 Forge (Commonwealth ordnance factory, Maribyrnong), Ordnance workshop, forge, civilians, technology, tools and machines, unidentified men in forging team. 1500 Tons Hydraulic Press, porter bar, travelling crane, suspension chain, steam boilers. The personnel comprising the forge:- Forger, Forger's Assistant, Forger's Underhand, Press Operator, Crane Driver. Each of these men are highly skilled in their particular jobs. Coupled with these men are 5 Furnicemen, 1 Coal Wheeler and 2 Boiler Attendents.