Four Multi-Racial Hands and Black Brant IV Rocket (detail)

Ernest Ashcroft, Western Art Glass, Winnipeg

1970

It seems odd that a military rocket has a place in this cosmic window. But the Cold War was still on in 1970, and a Boeing plant in Winnipeg was in fact manufacturing rocket parts.

It comes across, at best, like an unseemly commercial in an otherwise high-minded composition.

Four Multi-Racial Hands and Black Brant IV Rocket (detail)