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Ridgeway Avebury Group, Showers and Sun

Ridgeway Avebury Group, Showers and Sun

1974 (printed before 1977)

Fay Godwin

(British, 1931-2005)

Gelatin silver print

Image: 21.9 x 30 cm (8 5/8 x 11 13/16 in.); Paper: 21.9 x 30 cm (8 5/8 x 11 13/16 in.); Mounted: 30.6 x 40.4 cm (12 1/16 x 15 7/8 in.)

Gift of Tom E. Hinson and Diana S. Tittle 2018.253

Fun Fact

Avebury is home to the largest prehistoric stone circle in Britain.

Description

Godwin’s love of walking and engagement with environmental activism led her to use photography to examine the relationships between man and nature. Avebury, a World Heritage Site, is home to the largest stone circle in Britain and presents a Neolithic example of humans shaping the landscape.

See also
Collection: 
Photography
Department: 
Photography
Type of artwork: 
Photograph

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