Hon. William Forgan Smith, Premier of Queensland

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

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Creator Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982
Title Hon. William Forgan Smith, Premier of Queensland
Open Access Status Other
Year available 2018
Series Daphne Mayo Collection, UQFL119
Type image/tiff
Original Format Photograph; sepia; 16 x 11 cm.
Source Daphne Mayo Collection, UQFL119, Box 4, Folder 12, item 3
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
Acknowledgements Digitisation made possible from donations to the UQ Library.
Additional Notes A life-sized portrait bust sculpture, in plaster painted pink, of Hon. William Forgan Smith was created by Daphne Mayo in 1944. The bust measures 39 x 27 x 26cm. Glasses are used as prop on the bust. The relationship of this bust to the portrait medallion (Cat. No. 107 ) is uncertain. (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).

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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