ART22340

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ID number ART22340
Title Munitions Supply Transport Driver, Miss Ruth Fowler
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Craig, Sybil (Artist)
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Maribyrnong
Date made 1945
Medium oil on canvas
Measurement overall: 61.2 cm x 50.8 cm

Description

Portrait 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.