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Cuneo depicts the workshop interior of the GEC Witton Works, making electric traction units; including stators, cooler boxes, rotors, for engines including hydrogen or air-cooled turbo-alternators and induction motors. Cuneo's trademark mouse is also present.

Painted with the assistance of Edmund Hockridge during early stages, and it was commissioned for a display on Electric Power and is Cuneo's second largest painting.

Signed and dated in the bottom left.

Science Museum



General Electrical Company, Witton Works Birmingham




oil on canvas


H 366 x W 518 cm

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gift from the Institution of Electrical Engineers, 1957

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