Photograph; sepia; 15 x 13 cm, in frame 15 x 13 cm.
Daphne Mayo Collection, UQFL119, Box 1, Folder 1, item 1
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.
Digitisation made possible from donations to the UQ Library.
Photograph mounted in green embossed card frame. Handwritten inscription on back of photograph 'With love from Daphne Mayo / to Mrs Dease[?]'. '3700111 / 3706573 / Prof. Hickson', '61 x 49 : M8-20408'.
Photograph from Folder 1 'Early years to 1919: early portraits of Daphne'. Title devised by library staff based on accompanying acquisition information.