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Title

Image of plaster maquette for 'Seraph of light' by Eleonore Lange, a proposed memorial to Walter Duffield

1934


Artist

Eleonore Lange

Germany, Australia

28 Oct 1893 - 20 Aug 1990


About

This photograph shows Eleonore Lange’s figure of the ‘Seraph of Light’ incorporated into a proposed public memorial for the Canberra astronomer Dr Walter Duffield. Lange envisaged the work executed in glass, with the levered receding wings creating form through refracted light. The memorial was never completed.


Details


Date

1934


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph


Dimensions

20.0 x 16.5 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

National Art Archive. Gift of Frank Hinder 1990


Location

Not on display


Accession number

ARC109.11.3


Artist information

Eleonore Lange

Artist profile

Works in the collection

46