ID number ART22205
Title No. 1 Forge (Commonwealth ordnance factory, Maribyrnong)
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Craig, Sybil (Artist)
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1945
Medium oil on canvas
Measurement Overall: 61 x 50.8 cm

Description

No. 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.