ART22604

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ID number ART22604
Title Factory impression from memory (Commonwealth Explosives Factory, Maribyrnong)
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Craig, Sybil (Artist)
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1945
Medium watercolour and paste and gouache with pen and brown ink, over pencil on paper
Measurement overall: 10 cm x 14.2 cm. Matted for size 8 frame.

Description

A depiction from the artist's memory of the Commonwealth Explosives Factory, Maribyrnong, Victoria during the Second World War. The workers are shown moving towards the factory, as smoke billows out of the chimneys on the factory roof. Sybil Craig was one of three female official war artists.