Blacksmith forges with Caisson section of dock wall in construction
ID numberART30268.009
Collection typeArt
TitleBlacksmith forges with Caisson section of dock wall in construction
MeasurementOverall: 36.4 x 27.4cm (irregular)
Object typeDrawing
MakerMcClintock, Herbert
Place madeAustralia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date madec 1943
Physical descriptionink wash with pen and ink over pencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionConstruction 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.