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ID number ART22571
Title Cutting and scraping (T.N.T. Room, High Explosives Section, Commonwealth explosives factory, Maribyrnong)
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Craig, Sybil (Artist)
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1945
Medium oil on cardboard
Measurement overall: 32.1 x 36.2 cm


Depicts seated unidentified workers at a work table at the Commonwealth Explosives Factory, Maribyrnong during the Second World War. The women are engaged in cutting and scraping activities in the TNT Room, High EXplosives Section, with large vaccuum extraction hoses are strung above them.