Plaster portrait bust sculpture 'Head of a young girl' by Daphne Mayo, c1943

Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982 (1943). Plaster portrait bust sculpture 'Head of a young girl' by Daphne Mayo, c1943.

Attached Files (Some files may be inaccessible until you login with your UQ eSpace credentials)
Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads
Click to show the corresponding preview UQFL119_b4f11_02.tif image/tiff 33.11MB 0
Click to show the corresponding preview UQFL119_b4f11_02v.tif image/tiff 32.95MB 0
Creator Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982
Title Plaster portrait bust sculpture 'Head of a young girl' by Daphne Mayo, c1943
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1943-01-01
Year available 2018
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 2
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

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. Date based on similar photograph published in Australian present day art (1943).

Document type: Image
Collection: Fryer Library
Version Filter Type
Citation counts: Google Scholar Search Google Scholar
Created: Tue, 08 May 2018, 10:00:23 EST by Ms Dulcie Stewart