ID number ART22579
Title Chargemen painting, labelling and tipping detonators (Detonator Section, Commonwealth explosives factory, Maribyrnong)
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Craig, Sybil (Artist)
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1945
Medium pen and brown ink on paper
Measurement Overall: 41.6 x 35.6 cm


Charge painting, labelling and tipping before final packing of detonators to services. The chargemen wear a uniform of bright red, with a yellow band on the left arm on which is a black letter, "C". Government agencies, Commonwealth Explosives Factory; Chargemen W Fanning and T McLellan at work bench preparing detonators for packing.