Girls working in the Container Production Room (Commonwealth explosives factory, Maribyrnong)

Unit Australian Government agencies
Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria, Melbourne, Maribyrnong
Accession Number ART23507
Collection type Art
Measurement framed: 58.5 x 48.5 cm; unframed: 40.7 x 30.2 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on artist's board
Maker Craig, Sybil
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 11 May 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

Features women working on gas mask assembly, Cartridge Bundling Section, government agencies, Commonwealth Explosives Factory, Maribyrnong, Victoria. Sybil Craig was appointed to record home-front activities, focusing on the involvement of women working in the ammunition factories in Victoria.