Hon. William Forgan Smith, Premier of Queensland, c1942

Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982 (1942). Hon. William Forgan Smith, Premier of Queensland, c1942.

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Creator Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982
Title Hon. William Forgan Smith, Premier of Queensland, c1942
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1942-01-01
Year available 2018
Series Daphne Mayo Collection, UQFL119
Type image/tiff
Original Format Photograph; sepia; 16 x 10 cm.
Source Daphne Mayo Collection, UQFL119, Box 4, Folder 6, item 8
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
Smith, W. Forgan (William Forgan), 1887-1953 -- Portraits
Premiers -- Queensland
Artists' models
Sculptors -- Queensland
University of Queensland -- History
Acknowledgements Digitisation made possible from donations to the UQ Library.
Additional Notes In 1942 Daphne Mayo was commissioned to create a medallion of Hon. William Forgan Smith for the University of Queensland, by the architects Hennessy, Hennessy and Co., in recognition of the Premier's contribution to the building of the University. Mayo created a life-sized bas relief profile portrait recessed in a circular medallion, in bronze. (Information from Mayo, D., & University of Queensland. University Art Museum. (1981). Daphne Mayo, sculptor. Brisbane: University Art Museum, University of Queensland; McKay, J. (1981). Daphne Mayo, sculptor. (Masters dissertation, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia). Retrieved from https://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:368009).

Note clay fingerprint marks on lower half of photograph.

Photograph from Box 4, 'Photographs: Sydney works 1940-1960', Folder 6 'Portrait Medallion W. Forgan Smith 1942 no.107'.
Title devised by Library staff based on accompanying documentation, and referenced source.

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