Physical description

Compilation of eleven gelatin silver photographs recording the unveiling ceremony for statue of Sir Thomas Bent and the drinking fountain in memory of the Late Mrs Bent, by His Excellency, the Lieutenant Governor, Sir John Madden, 27 October 1913.

The photographs include various views of the crowd surrounding the sculpture and fountain as well as a photograph of the committee group (2022-014.8) by the statue. Seated— Hon. W. A. Adamson; Mrs. Bleazby, daughter of Thomas Bent; Miss Bleazby; the Mayor; Miss Baskerville, the artist; the Mayoress; Mrs. W.A. Adamson. Standing — Ex-Cr. Burgess; Cr. Ferdinando; C. Marriott; Mr. J.H. Taylor; Mr. F. Hinrichsen; Mr. S.H. Nash; Cr. J. Grout; Mr. O.R. Snowball M.L.A.; Hon. D.E. McBride; Mr. Wm. Macansh; Cr. Francis; Mr. A. C. Smith.

The photographs are adhered to a brown mount, with handwritten text below and decorative ornamentation.