Citation
Shop for Machining 15-inch Shells: Singer Manufacturing Company, Clydebank, Glasgow

Material Information

Title:
Shop for Machining 15-inch Shells: Singer Manufacturing Company, Clydebank, Glasgow [study]
Creator:
Anna Airy ( Artist )
British War Memorials Committee, Ministry of Information ( Commissioner )
Place of Publication:
Great Britain, London
Creation Date:
1918
Materials:
oil ( medium )
canvas ( medium )
Measurements:
33-1/4 in x 44 in
84.5 cm x 111.8 cm

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
War/Military -- Laborers/Workers -- Women Artists -- World War I 1914-1918
Genre:
studies (visual works) ( aat )

Notes

Abstract:
Original oil on canvas painting depicting women laborers making 15-inch artillery shells at the Singer Manufacturing Company, originally a sewing machine factory converted to produce munitions during the First World War; mounted in gessoed and gilded decorative frame with border of fruit, flowers and leaves; this is a study for a larger painting in the Imperial War Museum, London.
Preferred Citation:
The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection

Record Information

Source Institution:
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location:
The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
87.1345.5.1 ( accession number )
Classification:
Fine Art