Linemen erecting power pole in excavation, Sydney graving dock

Accession Number ART30257
Collection type Art
Title Linemen erecting power pole in excavation, Sydney graving dock
Measurement Overall: 40.4 x 54.4cm
Object types Painting
Maker McClintock, Herbert
Date made c 1943-c 1944
Copyright AWM copyright

Scene of four men working to erect power lines at Sydney Graving. In the background below a group of work around a crane. The four men in the foreground are exerting a large amount of energy though pulling on a thick rope. The artist utilises social realism as a means to facilitate the viewer's appreciation of the co-operation between workers and heroism of their actions.

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