Factory impression from memory (Commonwealth Explosives Factory, Maribyrnong)
ID numberART22604
Collection typeArt
TitleFactory impression from memory (Commonwealth Explosives Factory, Maribyrnong)
Measurementoverall: 10 cm x 14.2 cm. Matted for size 8 frame.
Object typeDrawing
MakerCraig, Sybil
Place madeAustralia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made1945
Physical descriptionwatercolour and paste and gouache with pen and brown ink, over pencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionA 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.