Factory impression from memory (Commonwealth Explosives Factory, Maribyrnong)

Unit Australian Government agencies
Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria, Melbourne, Maribyrnong
Accession Number ART22604
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 10 cm x 14.2 cm. Matted for size 8 frame.
Object type Drawing
Physical description watercolour and paste and gouache with pen and brown ink, over pencil 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

A depiction from the artist's memory of the Commonwealth Explosives Factory, Maribyrnong, Victoria during the Second World War. The workers are shown moving towards the factory, as smoke billows out of the chimneys on the factory roof. Sybil Craig was one of three female official war artists.