Blacksmith forges with Caisson section of dock wall in construction

Accession Number ART30268.009
Collection type Art
Title Blacksmith forges with Caisson section of dock wall in construction
Measurement Overall: 36.4 x 27.4cm (irregular)
Object types Drawing
Maker McClintock, Herbert
Date made c 1943
Copyright AWM copyright

Construction 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.

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