Girls working in the Container Production Room (Commonwealth explosives factory, Maribyrnong)

Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria, Melbourne, Maribyrnong
Accession Number ART23507
Collection type Art
Measurement framed: 58.5 x 48.5 cm; unframed: 40.7 x 30.2 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on artist's board
Maker Craig, Sybil
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 11 May 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Features women working on gas mask assembly, Cartridge Bundling Section, government agencies, Commonwealth Explosives Factory, Maribyrnong, Victoria. Sybil Craig was appointed to record home-front activities, focusing on the involvement of women working in the ammunition factories in Victoria.