ID numberART23544
Collection typeArt
TitleMonitress of Fuze Section (Miss Beatrice Munns)
MeasurementOverall: 45.6 x 35.6 cm Frame: 63 x 52.5cm
Object typePainting
MakerCraig, Sybil
Place madeAustralia: Victoria, Melbourne, Maribyrnong
Date made1945
Physical descriptionoil on canvas on cardboard
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionPortrait, in left profile, of Miss Beatrice M Munns, a monitor in the Fuze Filling Section of the Commonwealth Explosives Factory, Maribyrnong, Victoria. Was appointed assistant monitress, 1941 and monitress 1944. As an important member of the Personnel department she helped maintain the morals, welfare and discipline of the hundreds of women workers in the section.