Coiling and Setting Springs

Made:
1918 in Sheffield
artist:
Edward F Skinner

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Painting. Coiling and setting springs, Grimesthorpe Steel and Ordnance Works / EF Skinner, 1918. Oil on board; 31 x 47 cm in frame 44x60x3.5cm. Signed brc. Original for postcard no. 19, passed by censor May 10, 1918. A spring is being coiled on a machine; to left, another spring is set and adjusted while hot, near a hearth; to right, an immersion tank is ready for hardening and tempering.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1980-1397/1
Measurements:
frame: 440 mm x 600 mm x 35 mm,
overall: 310 x 470 mm
type:
oil painting
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work