Women's work: on munitions - heavy work, drilling a casting

Place Europe: United Kingdom, England, Greater London, London
Accession Number ART91734
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 50.7 x 40 cm; image: 46.6 x 35.6 cm
Object type Print
Physical description lithograph on wove paper
Maker Hartrick, Archibald Standish
Ministry of Information
Avenue Press
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Depicts a women working at a drill in a munitions factory. Hartrick was sent to various locations to make studies for his series of lithographs about women's work. In most cases the women were doing work previously undertaken by men. Hartrick's images show the adaptability of women during war. This is no 60 from the series of 66 lithographs 'The Great War: Britain's efforts and ideals', published by the British Ministry of Information, London 1917.