|Art - Photography|
Mossgreen / Sydney Morning Herald Photography Archive, Part 1 - 12/12/2017 / Photographs (Art) / Lot 123
WOLFGANG SIEVERS (1913-2007). (Smelting Furnaces), 1970. silver gelatin photograph. bears Alcoa Australia label verso: The smelting furnaces or “potline” at the Point Henry Works of Alcoa of Australia Limited. A potroom attendant (foreground) is “working” a pot to maintain the efficiency of the electrolytic process in the molten bath. Alumina is being added to the potline from a hopper on the overhead crane. bears artist’s studio stamp verso. 19.5 x 24.5 cm.