Daphne Mayo and her cat, Tibby, beside modelled sculptures of a kangaroo, and St Anne and St Monica for St. David's Cathedral (Hobart), Brisbane[?], c1935 to 1936

Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982 (1935). Daphne Mayo and her cat, Tibby, beside modelled sculptures of a kangaroo, and St Anne and St Monica for St. David's Cathedral (Hobart), Brisbane[?], c1935 to 1936.

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Creator Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982
Title Daphne Mayo and her cat, Tibby, beside modelled sculptures of a kangaroo, and St Anne and St Monica for St. David's Cathedral (Hobart), Brisbane[?], c1935 to 1936
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1935-01-01
Year available 2017
Contributor Harringtons Ltd
Series Daphne Mayo Collection, UQFL119
Type image/tiff
Original Format Photograph; sepia; 7 x 7 cm.
Source Daphne Mayo Collection, UQFL119, Box 3, Folder 11, image 7
Language eng
Rights Copyright expired
Formatted Abstract/Summary
The Daphne Mayo collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, artworks, tools, photographs, photographic albums, books, art exhibition catalogues, newspaper clippings, minutes, receipts, financial files, hand written notes and ephemera.

Daphne Mayo, sculptor, born in Sydney in 1895, created in Brisbane the Tattersall's Club frieze (1926), the tympanum and concert hall frieze of the new City Hall (1927-30), tympanum and Stations of the Cross for the Church of the Holy Spirit, New Farm (1929-30), Queensland Women's War Memorial, Anzac Square (1929-32), relief panels for the chapel of Mt. Thompson Crematorium (1934). In 1940-42 she completed the bronze doors for the Public Library of New South Wales. She was a co-founder of the Queensland Art Fund in 1929. She died in 1982.
Keyword Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982 -- Archives
Sculptors -- Queensland
Sculpture, Australian -- Queensland -- 20th century
Cats
Animal sculpture -- Kangaroos
Models (Clay, plaster, etc.)
Acknowledgements Digitisation made possible from donations to the UQ Library.
Additional Notes The kangaroo sculpture trophy was commissioned by the Gailes Golf Club, Queensland. Between 1935 to 1936. Mayo created two life-sized full figures of female saints (St Anne and St Monica), which stand in niches on the south-east cloister tower of St David's Cathedral in Hobart. (Information from Mayo, D., McKay, J., Hawker, M., & Queensland Art Gallery. (2011). Daphne Mayo : Let there be sculpture / Daphne Mayo. South Brisbane, Qld.: Queensland Art Gallery;Information from Mackay, J. M. (1981). Daphne Mayo, sculptor (Masters of Arts thesis). Retrieved from https://espace.library.uq.edu.au/UQ:368009)

Handwritten on verso 'Labelled as Two Saints for [?] on the tower of St Davids' and and round ink stamp 'PRINTED BY HARRINGTONS'.

Photograph from Box 3, 'Photographs: Brisbane works 1925-1939', Folder 11 '2 Female Saints 1935-1936 no.89-90'.
Date of creation of works advised by Judith McKay.
Title devised by library staff based on accompanying acquisition information and referenced source.

Document type: Image
Collection: Fryer Library
 
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