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Drawing - 'Knock Off Time, Mt. Beauty', David Armfield, 1954 Reg. No: SH 901550
- Pen, ink and wash drawing by David Armfield, 1954. The drawing depicts workers, power towers, huts and mountains during construction of the Kiewa Hydro-Electric Scheme at Mount Beauty. David Armfield (born 1923) was part of the Australian Social Realist Art Movement, this drawing remained in his possession until exhibited at Social Realists Exhibition at the Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery in July 1990.
- Raw wooden frame, mounted, pen, ink and wash drawing of workers, power towers, huts and mountains during construction of the Kiewa Hydro-Electric Scheme at Mount Beauty.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery, 1990
|Dimensions:||37.50 cm (Height), 44.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||art, working life, immigration, migration settlement, hydro energy, water power, hydro electric schemes, electrical industry|
|Themes this item is part of:||David Armfield, Painter, Illustrator & Printmaker (1923-2010), Migration Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|Primary Classification:||ART & CRAFT|
|Tertiary Classification:||pen & ink|
|Inscriptions:||Signed: D. Armfield.
Inscribed, reverse: 5. KNOCK OFF TIME, MT BEAUTY 1954/12 x 23cm Pen, Ink and Wash $450.
|Artist:||Mr David Armfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1954|
|Place & Date Used:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1954-1990
The drawing remained in the possession of the artist until exhibited in July 1990
|Place & Date Exhibited:||Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Jul 1990|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Mount Beauty, Victoria, Australia, 1950s|
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