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Mossgreen / Sydney Morning Herald Photography Archive, Part 1 - 12/12/2017 / Photographs (Art) / Lot 92
WOLFGANG SIEVERS (1913-2007). Mobil Lube Oil Refinery, Adelaide, 1976. silver gelatin photograph. dated, inscribed and stamped verso: 1 Jun 1976 / Methyl Ethyl Ketone Unite: Each grade of oil is processed separately through this unit to remove those components which form waxes at low temperatures. The solvents used are methyl ethyl ketone and toluene. This is the most complex process in the refinery, requiring large refrigeration and vacuum compressors, filters and solvent recovery facilities, and only part of the unit is shown here. bears artist’s studio stamp verso. 19 x 25 cm.