Front view of Bishop James O'Quinn Memorial at Saint Stephen's Cathedral, Brisbane

De Gruchy, Graham Francis. Front view of Bishop James O'Quinn Memorial at Saint Stephen's Cathedral, Brisbane.

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Art Forms in Brisbane
 
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Title Front view of Bishop James O'Quinn Memorial at Saint Stephen's Cathedral, Brisbane
Alternative Title Bishop James O'Quinn Memorial
Date of construction Monumented 1892
Date photo taken 1983
Date scanned 2012-11-26
Publisher The University of Queensland Library
Photographer De Gruchy, Graham Francis
Contributor Simonette, Signor (sculptor)
Location 249 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Australia
Open Access Status Other
Category Monuments & memorials
Subcategory Statues
Period Federation (1890-1915)
Condition Original
Structural Systems & Elements Masonry construction
Building Materials Marble
Stone
Architectural Features Plinth
Capitals
Surrounding Features Buildings, structures and establishments
Trees
Grass
Plants
Rights Research and private study only. Not to be reproduced without prior written permission. Rights holder: Graham Francis De Gruchy.
References Art Forms in Brisbane D
Additional Notes 'The statue has been chiselled from a magnificent block of statuary marble obtained from the famous Mont Altissimo quarry at Seravezza, near Carrara. With the exception of one or two places at the back the marble ia spotless. It is to be placed on a stone pedestal close to the wall a few yards from the Altar of the Sacred Heart, and will be publicly unveiled in the course of a few days with due ceremony. The Queenslander (Brisbane), 13th February 1892.'http://monumentaustralia.org.au/display/101501-bishop-james-oand#96;quinn
 
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