ART30268.003

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ID number ART30268.003
Title Concrete gang, graving dock construction, July 1943
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist McClintock, Herbert
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 1943
Medium ink wash with pen and ink and black pencil on paper
Measurement overall: 26.8 x 36 cm

Description

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.