Earthrise William Anders by Betty A. Hahn

Earthrise William Anders

Betty A. Hahn

Sun City, Arizona, USA

Artist Statement

The photo William Anders took as he circled the moon with the other Apollo VIII astronauts was the first photo ever taken of the earth. He named it Earthrise. It is seen behind the bright side of the moon.


Acrylic paint and Dynaflow applied directly to the surface of silk. Batted with 80/20 and backed with cotton. It was quilted on a movable machine with polyester thread.


Whole cloth silk.

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