Oxford University Museum, Parks Road, Oxford: detail of an ornate pier decoration and statue of Galileo Galilei
|Architect/Designer||Deane & Woodward|
|Munro, Alexander (1825-1871)|
|O'Shea & Whelan|
|Artist/Photographer||de Mare, Eric (1910-2002)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Decorative stonework ; Statues ; University buildings ; Museums ; Scientists|
NOTES: This statue in Caen stone was executed by the Pre-Raphaelite sculptor, Alexander Munro. The carvings of the stonemasonry were the work of the Irish brothers, John and James O'Shea, and their nephew John Whelan.
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