Timber clearing, Fish River dam

Collection ID ART30261
Collection type Art
Title Timber clearing, Fish River dam
Measurement overall: 66 cm x 48.2 cm
Object type Painting
Maker McClintock, Herbert
Date made c 1943-c 1944
Copyright AWM copyright

Workers clearing timber, including a man in the foreground chopping at a tree trunk with an axe. Two workers appear beside him while several men perform the same tasks in the background. McClintock utilises social realism as a means to facilitate the viewer's appreciation of the co-operation between workers.

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