Blacksmith forges with Caisson section of dock wall in construction
|Title||Blacksmith forges with Caisson section of dock wall in construction|
|Maker||McClintock, Herbert (Artist)|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney|
|Date made||c 1943|
|Medium||ink wash with pen and ink over pencil on paper|
|Measurement||Overall: 36.4 x 27.4cm (irregular)|
Construction of a dock wall at Sydney Graving Dock. Men stand and work in the sheds below. A caisson is half-way along the wall, partly engulfed by black smoke. McClintock's focus on the immensity of these structures is demonstrative of the scale of the project being undertaken.