Bust by Acille Simonetti

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 7MBC/15b
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 CM Object/ 7/MBC/15/2; part of 7/EPH13; 7/XX13/15/2
  • Dates of Creation
      c.1915
  • Physical Description
      1 object

Scope and Content

Black and white photograph of a bust, by Acille Simonetti held at Canberra Art Gallery. Light in colour, of a young woman with hair piled up. Cut down by hand leaving jagged edges, and pasted onto a page. A manuscript note records that Simonetti was the first sculptor in Australia, and 'she helped to get 'women the vote' in Australia'.]

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Very slight warping. Production method: gelatin silver print.