Return to Frazer Cave
- Peter Taylor
- Return to Frazer Cave
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- 2155 x 1490 x 1130mm
- Enamel and acrylic on Huon and celery top pine wood
Collection Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth. Purchased from Monica Brewster Bequest in 1983.
This work by Peter Taylor deals with the international fight to preserve the ancient rain forests of south-west Tasmania. The threat to the unique wilderness area is the proposed construction of a hydro-electric power station. As well as the natural environment, this development threatened caves in the area which had been settled by Indigenous Australians for the previous 18,000 years.