- 1957? (Creation)
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1 portrait bust ; 38 x 40 x 23 cm.
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Life sized portrait bust of Vida Lahey in plaster, painted brown. Lahey is wearing a tied scarf. Not signed or dated. Vida Lahey visited Mayo at her Sydney Studio in George Street in late 1957 when sittings were made.
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Copyright applies. Contact the Fryer Library.
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Conservation undertaken in 2010: cleaned; paint restored; sealed; housed in custom made archival container.
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3D scan of portrait bust sculpture of Vida Lahey by Daphne Mayo available in eSpace as open access.
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- Lahey, Vida, 1882-1968 (Subject)
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Created, Linda Justo, 4-Nov-2020.
McKay, J. (1981). Daphne Mayo, sculptor. M.A. Thesis, Power Institute of Fine Arts, University of Sydney, accessed online via eSpace on 4 Nov 2020.