C. E. W. Bean

Place Oceania: Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
Accession Number ART40924
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 46 x 49 x 22.5 cm
Object type Sculpture
Physical description bronze, green patina
Location Main Bld: Orientation Gallery
Maker Dowie, John Stuart
Place made Australia: South Australia
Date made 1969
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Bronze bust of C.E.W. Bean. Charles Edwin Woodrow Bean, MA, BCL (Oxon), LittD (Melb), journalist and historian, Official War Correspondent for Australia 1914-1918, official historian of Australia in the First World War, perceived the need for an Australian War Memorial Museum, on Committee and Board of Australian War Memorial from 1919, and was Acting Director of the Australian War Memorial.