ID numberART26106
Collection typeArt
TitleChargemen (Detonator Section, Commonwealth explosives factory, Maribyrnong)
Measurementoverall: 33.8 x 28.8 cm
Object typePainting
MakerCraig, Sybil
Place madeAustralia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made1945
Physical descriptionoil on canvas on cardboard
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionChargemen W Fanning and T McLellan working at a bench packing detonators at the Commonwealth Explosives Factory at Maribyrnong, Victoria. These men wearing scarlet uniforms are painting, labelling and tipping, before final packing of detonators to the services. Each packing bay has a limit of 250 cylinders of this particular type of detonator.