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Converter Pots, Crane Aisle


Medium: Acrylic on paper
Size (h x w): 34.5 x 23 cm (13.5" x 9")

Feb 1999

Mount Isa

Private Collection

Painted from the eastern end of the crane aisle at the copper smelter, Mount Isa Mines.

The huge cast iron pots used for carting molten copper along the crane aisle would eventually wear out. Damaged pots were then set aside for possible repair.

Painted on site, wearing appropriate safety gear.