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Ronald Moody Savacou press photograph

Photograph relating to an individual, 1964
Published by: Fox Photos
Year published: 1964
Unpaginated.

image of Ronald Moody Savacou press photograph

1964 monochrome press photograph of Ronald Moody and his sculpture, ‘Savacou’ on the grounds of the Commonwealth Institute, London, before being taken to Jamaica, to be installed on the campus of the University of the West Indies, Mona.

The following typed text, adhered on the reverse of the print:

KT/HA

BIRD THAT NEVER WAS” ARRIVES IN KENSINGTON

Placed in position on the lawn of the Commonwealth Institute in High Street, Kensington, today, was a 7ft 10in tall, 5 cwt cast aluminium sculpture of a mythical “SAVACOU” bird, which was designed by Jamaican sculptor RONALD MOODY. The “SAVACOU” which existed only in Caribbean mythology, will remain there on view to the public for about a month before going to Jamaica where it will be placed in front of the Epidemiological Research Unit of the University of the West Indies, to whom it was presented by their director, and the director of a smaller unit in South Wales.

PHOTO SHOWS

The sculptor RONALD MOODY with the SAVACOU in position outside the Commonwealth Institute in Kensington.

FOX PHOTOS 21st AUGUST 1964 

 

 

Related people

»  Ronald Moody

Born, 1900 in Kingston, Jamaica. Died, 1984