Zero hour (8th August, 1918)
|Title||Zero hour (8th August, 1918)|
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne|
|Measurement||overall: 66.8 cm x 62.6 cm x 40.8 cm|
Three infantrymen, depicting the neat, tidy, steady-going, public school boy; the tall, rangy, country lad; and the hard, industrial, larrikin 'Ginger Mick' type. The central figure is carrying a Lewis Mark I machine gun (Ginger Mick is a character in C J Dennis's 'Sentimental Bloke' poems). Bronze cast 1936, Melbourne; plaster cast 1935, Melbourne.