ART23702

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ID number ART23702
Title Painting tins to hold trench mortar shells (Mrs Shugg)
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Craig, Sybil (Artist)
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Maribyrnong
Date made April 1945
Medium oil on canvas on wood panel
Measurement unframed: 61 x 45.4 cm
On display Main building: World War 2 Gallery: Gallery 3

Description

A portrait of Mrs Joy Shugg painting tins to hold mortar shells in the High Explosives Section of the Commonwealth Explosives Factory, Maribyrnong. The artist noted that Mrs Shugg painted 100 tins per day.