Australasia

Australasia by Henry Hugh Armstead (1828-1905). Colonial Office, Whitehall, London. Photograph, formatting, and caption by George P. Landow. The sculptor here represents the continent by kangaroos, symbolizing its indigenous, exotic wildlife, and sheep, wildlife imported from homeland, England.

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Other sculpture by Armstead from the Colonial Office

References

Beattie, Susan. The New Sculpture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1983.


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