Concrete gang, graving dock construction, July 1943

Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Sydney
Accession Number ART30268.003
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 26.8 x 36 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description ink wash with pen and ink and black pencil on paper
Maker McClintock, Herbert
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Four men working working to construct a graving dock in Sydney. They are performing tasks such as hammering, directing heavy loads, and shoveling. McClintock utilises social realism as a means to facilitate the viewer's appreciation of the co-operation between workers.