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Drawing - 'Workers Room, Mt Beauty', David Armfield, 1954 Reg. No: SH 901552
- Drawing by David Armfield, 1954. The drawing depicts a workers room at Mt Beauty. Mt Beauty housed many workers and their families during the construction of the Kiewa Hydro-Electric Scheme. 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 framed pen and ink drawing of a worker's room at Mt. Beauty during construction of the Kiewa Hydro-Electric Scheme. Shows boots, bed, stool, table, mug, louver window.
|Dimensions:||53.50 cm (Height), 42.00 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), Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|Primary Classification:||ART & CRAFT|
|Tertiary Classification:||pen & ink|
|Inscriptions:||Signed: D. Armfield. Inscribed reverse: 6.|
|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|