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David Moore 
St Pauls Cathedral from Bankside, London 
[100 Photographs, pl. 023] 
1952 (ca) 
  
Gelatin silver print 
David Moore Estate 
© Courtesy of the David Moore Estate 
  
 
LL/32046 
  
David Moore realised that his night photograph of Wren's masterpiece could not have been made a decade earlier, commenting: Some years before this picture was made, searchlights rather than floodlights swept the sky above London. During the Battle of Britain, German bombers destroyed much of the built environment surrounding St Paul's. The cathedral survived
Alan Davies, The State Library of NSW
 
This photograph was included in the David Moore 100 Photographs series that toured the State Library of NSW (titled David Moore 100 photographs) in late 2005. The exhibition then travelled to Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne, in 2006, changing its title to David Moore A Vision, 1927-2003; and then to Bendigo Art Gallery (2006), Shepparton Art Gallery (2006), Albury Regional Art Gallery (2007), Gold Coast City Art Gallery (2007), Wollongong City Gallery (2007), Mildura Arts Centre (2008), and finally to LaTrobe Regional Gallery (2008). A Limited Edition of the series was also produced. 
 

 
  
 
  
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