Plaster portrait bust sculpture 'Head of a young girl' by Daphne Mayo

Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982 (). Plaster portrait bust sculpture 'Head of a young girl' by Daphne Mayo.

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Creator Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982
Title Plaster portrait bust sculpture 'Head of a young girl' by Daphne Mayo
Open Access Status Other
Year available 2018
Contributor Cotton, Olive, 1911-2003
Max Dupain Studio (Sydney, N.S.W.)
Series Daphne Mayo Collection, UQFL119
Type image/tiff
Original Format Photograph; sepia; 16 x 12 cm.
Source Daphne Mayo Collection, UQFL119, Box 4, Folder 11, item 1
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
Portrait sculpture -- 20th century -- Australia
Acknowledgements Digitisation made possible from donations to the UQ Library.
Additional Notes Photograph of portrait bust in plaster 'Head of a young girl', created by Daphne Mayo, circa 1943. The bust depicts a young woman with rolled hair and an upturned collar. It is a portrait of a young woman from Brisbane that Daphne Mayo once knew (no name was given). (Information from McKay, J. (1981). Daphne Mayo, sculptor. (Masters dissertation, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia). Retrieved from

Photographer's stamp on verso: OLIVE COTTON / MAX DUPAIN STUDIO / 49 CLARENCE ST.,SYDNEY BW7156.

Photograph from Box 4, 'Photographs: Sydney works 1940-1960', Folder 11 'Head of a young girl c1943 no.114'.
Title devised by Library staff based on accompanying documentation, and referenced source.

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Collection: Fryer Library
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