Munitions Supply Transport Driver, Miss Ruth Fowler
ID numberART22340
Collection typeArt
TitleMunitions Supply Transport Driver, Miss Ruth Fowler
Measurementoverall: 61.2 cm x 50.8 cm; framed: 81 cm x 71 cm x 4.5 cm
Object typePainting
MakerCraig, Sybil
Place madeAustralia: Victoria, Melbourne, Maribyrnong
Date made1945
Physical descriptionoil on canvas
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionPortrait of Miss Ruth Fowler, a Munitions Supply Transport Driver attached to the Commonwealth Explosives Factory, Maribynong. Miss Fowler is portrayed wearing her full driver's uniform, and a vehicle is visible amongst buildings in the background. When the artist, Sybil Craig, was searching for a suitable driver for the portrait, Miss Fowler was suggested as she had been with the factory since the outset.