Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Southern Cross sculpture

This glass sculpture of the Southern cross is by Jon Hawley. It is in the vestibule of the Mitchell Wing of the State Library of NSW.

It is based on the earliest depiction of the stars of the Southern Cross, a woodcut engraving of 1516 by Andrea Corsali.

1 comment:

  1. I've never noticed it. Must have a good look next time.