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Baby head

Plaster cast of baby's head [possibly a preliminary plaster cast for the baby portrait of Lindsay Gribb]

Model of Little Blackie

Fibreglass model, painted green with some gold. The Little Blackie sculpture depicts the smaller than life-sized head of an Aboriginal baby. One of the most reproduced of all Daphne Mayo's works. One bronze head was purchased by the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW) from the Three Sculptors Exhibition in Sydney in 1946. Daphne Mayo would not assigned copyright to the the AGNSW.

Studies and sketches for projects and/or commissions

Studies and sketches for projects and/or commissions.
• Sketches for Public Library of New South Wales doors: draft drawing for doors (with individually pinned pictures for panels, 56 x 38 cm); 10 sketches, sizes vary, includes notes on possible content for the doors; 1 folded set of sketches, middle pages have been cut or torn with titles for some -- 'Childhood', 'Boomerang practice' and 'Axeman'; drawing, pencil with chalk on wrapping paper, 1940, 31 x 22 cm, window mounted (56 x 40 cm) which formed part of the Queensland Art Gallery Exhibition Daphne Mayo : let there be sculpture, in 2011.
• Charcoal drawing, double sided (61 x 61 cm).
• Charcoal sketch [for the Wild White Horse and Susannah?].
• Sketch, pen [for Bancroft medal?]
• Notebook, no covers, with 10 sketches of birds (pelican, jabiru).
• Sketch [for pelican fountain?] on part of large envelope.
• 3 sketches [for Dr Christine Rivett?]
• 1 double sided sketch [for Kings School Memorial?]
• 2 sketches for Unsung Heroine of War.
• Sketch for Church of the Holy Spirit, Newfarm.
• Sketch from the 1940s?
• Sketch, with notes [for Lion Tamer?]
• 2 sketches on lined paper for Man in the Street.
• 14 Sketches (34 cm) [for youth at Knox School?]
• Facial measures for portrait bust of woman (very fragile and breaking apart).
• Diagram for carving of Brisbane City Hall tympanum, left hand side only, showing stone joints and various depths of relief.
• Sketch, 57 x 185 cm, uneven edge on right hand side [for The Olympian?]
• Studies on one lined page for the Fat Man.

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.

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