I do like the murals above the stairs to #QueensHall at the @library_vic, and nice to see that they’re well lit now, a bit hard to see before, but you still have to #lookup; the neoclassical style one with the scantily clad men and boys (Greek mythology ?) is by the one-armed #NapierWaller, dating from … Continue reading State Library murals – don’t forget to look up !
Napier Waller Wilson Hall stained glass, 1935
In the #IanPotterMuseumofArt at #MelbourneUniversity you’ll see all that’s left of the first #WilsonHallMelbourneUniversity, a great #GothicRevival edifice built in 1878-82 and mostly destroyed by fire in 1952. My closeup is of #Ceres (the Goddess of fecundity), and #Prometheus (who brought down the Divine Fire to man, this time as a female figure). Love the … Continue reading Napier Waller Wilson Hall stained glass, 1935