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Vida Lahey : artist / Lilian MacArthur.

  • F2251
  • Item
  • 1969

Photocopy of manuscript of biography of Vida Lahey. This article was written for a literary competition of the Society of Women Writers of N.S.W. in 1969. Daphne Mayo wrote it under the pyseudoynm 'Lilian MacArthur' (a combinaton of her first name and the second name of her father, William MacArthur Mayo). It gives an account of Vida Lahey's family history, her artist development, her art and her involvement in encouraging art in Queensland and for children.

Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982

Daphne Mayo Papers

  • UQFL119
  • Collection
  • 1912-1982.

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, art exhibition catalogues, tools, art works, photographs, notebooks, diaries.

Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982

Queensland Art Fund Records

  • UQFL139
  • Collection
  • 1927-1955.

Minutes of meetings, annual reports, circulars, correspondence and financial records, correspondence regarding nomination of trustee, Art Library records, newspaper clippings, press publicity reports, papers on the Queensland Art Fund lunch hour talks.

Queensland Art Fund

Postcards and reproduction prints collected by Daphne Mayo

These postcards and prints were collected by Daphne Mayo during her travels in Europe and were used to inform her artistic work. The postcards (300), are mostly blank, and are mostly of historical buildings and sculptural art works in Europe. Some postcards have notes written by Daphne Mayo and some are addressed to her from friends. Newspaper cuttings, pictures cut from magazines and a line drawing are among the postcards.

Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982