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Solar Markers

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Benyon, Margaret
Date made: 1979
Materials: reflection hologram; rock; glass
Measurements: 2 in x 5 in x 4 1/2 in
Nomenclature: fine art
Classification: holograms

Two small burnt rocks (earth and fire) are mounted with glass holograms which show underwater elements (water) when lit by the sun in the open air (air). Inscribed in each corner of the hologram are the words HOT, WET, COLD, DRY. These words point to the proto-science years when earth, air fire and water were the elements.

Facility: Royal Military College, Canberra, Australia. Support: Creative Art Fellowship, Australian National University, Canberra. Photo: M. Benyon © Please note that due to the unique challenges of holography as a medium, high-resolution digital images are not available for most items in the holography collection. Please contact us for more information on reproducing images of holograms.