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Reference No.
L004
   
Artist Sue Hodge
Title Church View
Year 2006
Medium Acrylic on Board - Pallet Knife
Height 88 cm
Width 150 cm
Framed Price $1700.00
   
Framed Size 88x150 cm

St Carthage Catholic Church, Silverton. Far West NSW. Approx 25 km from Broken Hill. Built 1886. This was the first church building erected in the entire district. When completed Silverton was a thriving mining town. Only a few years later Silverton was more like a ghost town as everyone moved to the new mines at Broken Hill. St Carthage stands on the Silverton slope as a reminder of the past. For me it is a parable to the spiritually dry and desolate heart of modern Australia.

 

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