Art & Heritage Collections
This bronze bust of Sir William Lawrence Bragg CH, OBE, MC, BA (Hons), FRS, by sculptor John W Mills, was unveiled by His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent KG, GCMG, GCVO, ADC, FRS during his visit to the University of Adelaide on 3 October.
John W Mills PPRBS, ARCA, FRSA, is a distinguished sculptor and one of Britain's foremost numismatic artists.
Sir Lawrence Bragg agreed that the bronzes would be in an edition of six. In addition to the bust now belonging to the University of Adelaide, the original is at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, London, another is with the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, and a fourth is with the Bragg family. A fifth is at St Peters College, Adelaide, where Sir Lawrence attended school.
The bust can be viewed in the front foyer of the University of Adelaide's Physics Building.
Anna Rivett, Collections Officer, Art & Heritage Collections