Portrait bust sculpture of Hon. William Forgan Smith by Daphne Mayo

Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982 (1944). Portrait bust sculpture of Hon. William Forgan Smith by Daphne Mayo.

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Creator Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982
Title Portrait bust sculpture of Hon. William Forgan Smith by Daphne Mayo
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1944-01-01
Year available 2018
Contributor Russell Roberts Pty. Ltd. (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 12, 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
Smith, W. Forgan (William Forgan), 1887-1953 -- Portraits
Premiers -- Queensland
Models (Clay, plaster, etc.)
Acknowledgements Digitisation made possible from donations to the UQ Library.
Additional Notes Photograph of life-sized portrait bust sculpture, in plaster painted pink, of Hon. William Forgan Smith, created by Daphne Mayo in 1944. The bust measures 39 x 27 x 26cm. Glasses are used as prop on the bust. (Information from McKay, J. (1981). Daphne Mayo, sculptor. (Masters dissertation, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia). Retrieved from https://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:368009).

Photographer's stamp on verso: Russell Roberts Pty. Ltd. / FRA[?] Ult[?] BLD. [6] UNDERWOOD ST/ [Illegible text] SYDNEY / NEGATIVE NUMBER / BW1067 / PHOTOGRAPHIC DEPARTMENT.

Photograph from Box 4, 'Photographs: Sydney works 1940-1960', Folder 12 'Portrait bust of W. Forgan-Smith 1944 no.115. See also 107 Portrait Medallion'.
Title devised by Library staff based on accompanying documentation, and referenced source.

Document type: Image
Collection: Fryer Library
 
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