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Object: Sir Edmund Hillary

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Title Sir Edmund Hillary
Production Gordon-Bell, Ophelia (sculptor), circa 1953
Medium summary bronze
Materials bronze, marble
Classification sculpture, busts
Dimensions Overall: 678 (Height) x 260 (Length) x 320 (Width/Depth)
Image: 502 (Height) x 255 (Length) x 320 (Width/Depth)
Support: 176 (Height) x 260 (Length) x 240 (Width/Depth)
Credit line Gift of the New Zealand Dairy Produce Marketing Commission, 1955
Registration number 1955-0011-1
Plaque reads 'SIR EDMUND HILLARY K.B.E., PAPAKURA NEW ZEALAND, Member of the British EVEREST Expedition, MAY 1953'

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