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Bust - Paul Montford, Sir John Monash, Bronze, 1999 Reg. No: ST 044831
- Bronze bust of Sir John Monash after an original sculpture by Paul Montford. This bust was cast from a mould made circa 1999 by Bronze Age Sculpture Studio & Foundry. The mould is also held in the Museum's collection.
Sir John Monash, after distinguished service in World War I, was appointed to the position of Chairman of the State Electricity Commission of Victoria on 24 December 1920.
- Realistically sculpted bust cast in bronze depicting Sir John Monash wearing WWI military uniform complete with medals.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) Office of the Administrator
|Dimensions:||60 cm (Height), 25 cm (Width), 45 cm (Length)|
|Dimension Comment:||Check dimensions.|
|Themes this item is part of:||John Monash, Major General & Engineer (1865-1931), Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Secondary Classification:||Electric Power Supply|
|Artist:||Mr Paul Montford, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1931
|Maker:||Bronze Age Sculpture Studio & Foundry, Victoria, Australia, circa 1999
Foundry where bust was cast.
|Commissioned By:||State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) Electric Supply Department, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
|Person Depicted:||Sir John Monash, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, pre 1931|
|References:||Three decades: the story of the State Electricity Commission of Victoriafrom its inception to December 1948. London: Hutchinson.|