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Fisherman's Hollow

Overview

Mosaic mural

Historical information

This beautiful mosaic was designed by artist Danka Scholtz Von Lorenz in collaboration with a training program to introduce a select group of participants to the art of mosaics. Fisherman’s Hollow is the wonderful outcome of this collaboration. It commemorates one of the historic sites that constitute the very fabric of the cultural landscape within the City of Wanneroo. Fisherman’s Hollow Reserve is a 600m long section of shoreline opposite Yanchep Lagoon. Vegetated bluffs surround the site, providing natural shelter, which make it an ideal location for human habitation. It was used by Aboriginal people, but since the 1900s the area has been frequented by holiday makers and fishermen, giving the site its name. Indeed, during the 1940’s and 1950’s it was home for fishermen and their families. This makeshift community comprised mostly of individuals who lived off the land and sea, favouring an unencumbered existence as a lifestyle choice.

Details

Details

Registration number
cwa-org-96-2006.18
Item type
Width
4810 mm
Height or length
1205 mm
City of Wanneroo Public Art Collection

City of Wanneroo Public Art Collection

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