Sculptor at work designing Pania

Italian Marble Company (Carrara)
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The sculptor at work designing the bronze statue of Pania. Written on the back of the photograph is: The mould from which the plaster figure is cast. After retouching the plaster the process is repeated to obtain the mould for the bronze figure.
The statue was made at the Italian Marble Company, Carrara in Italy. The sculptor's name is unknown.

Photographer, unknown.
The date of the photograph is unknown, however the statue was unveiled on 10 June 1954, so the statue may have been made the year before.
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Black & white photograph
Height x Width: 150 x 100mm
Hawke's Bay Monumental Works Limited, Stamp, Stamp
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Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 5456 k
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gifted by Mr G A Wallis. Reproduction by kind permission of the Italian Marble Company.
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m79/14 b, 5456 k, 85743


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