The Quadrangle

Bosses depicting individuals

Many bosses recognise individuals, e.g. by faces and by initials.


Faces:
William Shakespeare    Dante Alighieri

 William Shakespeare,
on the rear of the Western Tower -
enlargement.

 Dante Alighieri,
on the rear of the Western Tower -
enlargement.


 The Allan gamble boss  

 The Allan Gamble boss,
on the rear of the Clock Tower,
(Editor of the alumni magazine "The Gazette" 1951-72) -
enlargement.

 


Initials - older bosses:
 Initials of Sir Charles Nicholson  Initials of the Hon Francis Lewis Shaw Merewether  Initials of Sir John Bayley Darvall

CN:
The Sir Charles Nicholson boss -
he was a foundation Fellow 1850-83,
Vice-Provost 1851-54 and
Provost 1854-62 -
enlargement.

FLSM:
The Francis Lewis Shaw Merewether
boss - he was a foundation Fellow
1850-75, Vice-Provost 1854-62 and
Chancellor 1862-65 -
enlargement.

JRD:
The Sir John Bayley Darvall boss -
he was a foundation Fellow 1850-68 -
enlargement.


Henry Ebenezer Barff    George McRae  Joseph Fowell

 HEB:
The Henry Ebenezer Barff boss -
Barff was Registrar 1884-1924, and 
Registrar & Librarian 1893-1914 -
 enlargement

GMcR:
The George McRae boss -
he was Government Architect of
Fisher Library, Bookstack &
Periodicals Room 1902-18 -
enlargement

 JF:
The Joseph Fowell boss -
he completed the Western Tower &
 designed decorations on
Tower and cloister (1960s) - 
enlargement


Initials - newer bosses:
 The 2001 Professor Howard See boss    The Allan George Bromley boss

 HTS:
The 2011 Howard See boss,
on the rear of the Northern Vestibule,
in memory of the late Associate Professor,
School of Chemical &
Biomolecular Engineering,
photo from the Engineering Sydney
Newsletter,
Winter 2011

 

AGB: 
The Allan George Bromley boss,
on the rear of the Clock Tower,
in memory of the late
Associate Professor of
Computer Science
who died in 2002.


The Gavin Brown and Leonie Kramer boss     Boss honoring Caroline Simpson

 GB and LK:
The 2001 Gavin Brown and Leonie Kramer
boss by stonecarver Kris Krawczyk,
photo, copyright David White -
enlargement.

Professor Gavin Brown was
Vice-Chancellor 1996–2008.
Emeritus Professor Dame Leonie Kramer
was Deputy Chancellor 1989-1991
and Chancellor 1991-2001.

 

CEOS:
The 2004 Caroline Elizabeth Oswald Simpson
boss was donated by her four children
in honour of their mother, a philanthropist,
who died unexpectedly at the age of 72
in January 2003,
enlargement.

Read her obituary in the SMH.