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Plaster copy of Winged victory of Samothrace

Plaster copy of Daphne Mayo's copy of the Winged victory of Samothrace that she created while studying at Brisbane's Central Technical College. The college had a plaster cast that she used as a model. It won her the inaugural (1914) Queensland Wattle Day Leagues travelling art scholarship training in Europe. One wing has fallen off. It does not have a plinth.

Female figure in action pose, base broken away

Fibreglass model of female figure in action pose, right arm stretched upwards. Left arm is missing. Base has broken off from right foot. Coming apart along both sides of the body, right arm missing hand, right arm taped twice, both legs taped once, neck and waist are taped.

Four figures

Fibreglass model of four figures with the central female figure with her arms raised above her head. Very fragile, crumbly and dirty.

Daphne Mayo Sydney Studio, volume 1

Daphne Mayo's Sydney Studio at 231 George Street was reclaimed by the Sydney Cove Development Authority in 1981. Queensland Trustees Limited, who had power of attorney for Mayo, engaged Judith McKay to direct the sorting and dispersal of the Sydney Studio from 29 June to 8 July 1981. Mayo had been a tenant of the building since 1940 and retained this studio after her move back to Brisbane. She was the last tenant to leave the building. This album is volume one of a two volume set of photograph albums complied by Judith McKay detailing the contents of the studio and the packing of contents. Photographs by Jacqueline Macnaughtan and Tim Collis-Bird.

McKay, Judith, 1949-

Ledger for rental property from Sep 1952 to Feb 1959

Exercie book (cover missing) with first three pages listing names and addresses. Daphne Mayo's addresses: 4 Montana Flats, 8 Wulworra Avenue, Cremorne Point. Exercise book used as a ledger to record transactions for the rental property consisting of 3 flats, studio and a cottage, associated expenses, money banked, weekly rent. Transactions are from 1 Sep 1952 to 21 Apr 1956. Handwritten note on third page with dates of her parent's deaths. Note on page recording Arpil 1956 transactions says: "1956 Friday 27th April flats were transferred to Wottons & £7000 was paid to me". Records are less comprehensive from this date. The last dated entry was 21 Feb 1959.

July 1963 to 1965

Ledger book (cover missing) with July 1963 to 1965 on initial page as well as a small list of names and address, notes on quotations, general lists and notes. It records income received and expenses ('paid out') from property, profession and dividends from 6 Aug 1963 to 30 Jun 1965. Includes details for rental on five flats.

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