Chargemen painting, labelling and tipping detonators (Detonator Section, Commonwealth explosives factory, Maribyrnong)

Unit Australian Government agencies
Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria, Melbourne, Maribyrnong
Accession Number ART22579
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 41.6 x 35.6 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description pen and brown ink on paper
Maker Craig, Sybil
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

Charge painting, labelling and tipping before final packing of detonators to services. The chargemen wear a uniform of bright red, with a yellow band on the left arm on which is a black letter, "C". Government agencies, Commonwealth Explosives Factory; Chargemen W Fanning and T McLellan at work bench preparing detonators for packing.

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