Two Jolly Sailormen or, Jolly Sailors, c1942

Daphne Mayo
Two Jolly Sailormen or, Jolly Sailors, c1942

Description: Statuette of two sailors, one holding bottles in his folded arm, both striding with a lurching drunken walk; in terracotta.
Notes: The theme was suggested by the common sight of drunken sailors which the sculptor observed from her studio in George Street, near Sydney's wharves during the Second World War.
Provenance: purchased by Dr Christine Rivett in 1951. Now at Australian War Memorial, ART28406

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