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Commemorative sculpture to the children's author May Gibbs.

The sculpture recognises the special relationship between the South Perth area and May Gibbs – an artist, cartoonist and children’s book author who arrived with her family in South Perth in 1890 (Gibbs lived in the area for 20 years). Released in 1918, May Gibbs’ Snugglepot and Cuddlepie have captured the hearts and imagination of generations of Australian children. The sculpture is based on the portrait painted by May Gibbs’ father, Herbert Gibbs in 1879.


 

Location

Address:Mill Point Road , Windsor Park, South Perth, 6151
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.973879
Long: 115.852272
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Arts
Monument Designer:Joan Walsh-Smith

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2005
Source: MA
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