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Bust - Paul Montford, Sir John Monash, Bronze, 1999 Object 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) Communications
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 60 cm (Height), 25 cm (Width), 45 cm (Length)
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Tagged with: busts
Themes this item is part of: John Monash, Major General & Engineer (1865-1931), Public Life & Institutions Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: GOVERNANCE
Secondary Classification: Electric Power Supply
Tertiary Classification: sculpture
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.

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