ART23507

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ID number ART23507
Title Girls working in the Container Production Room (Commonwealth explosives factory, Maribyrnong)
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Craig, Sybil (Artist)
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 11 May 1945
Medium oil on artist's board
Measurement framed: 58.5 x 48.5 cm; unframed: 40.7 x 30.2 cm

Description

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.