McGill, Walter

Scottish-born sculptor, mason and phrenologist who worked in Victoria and New South Wales, carving many prominent Sydney monuments during the mid to late 19th century. He worked on Darlinghurst Gaol, carved the allegorical figures, including 'Science', on the General Post Office building and cast the death mask of executed bushranger Captain Moonlight in 1880.

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Born
Edinburgh, Scotland
1826
Arrived Sydney
1864
Died
Darlinghurst
02 Jul 1881
Buried
04 Jul 1881
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1868
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