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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.
|Address:||Mill Point Road , Windsor Park, South Perth, 6151|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -31.973879|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||Joan Walsh-Smith|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||2005|