Photograph 7502076
Mrs Leopoldine Mimovich, from Austria, arrived in Australia in 1949, with her husband, Ljubisa. A graduate of the College of Wood Sculpture at Hallstatt, Upper Austria, she worked in a shirt factory, then for a furniture manufacturer. After a serious illness, during which she continued wood carving as a hobby, she found her carvings were in great demand. Deft strokes of the hammer and chisel handled by master carver, Mrs Leopoldine Mimovich, rough out the shape of one of the biblical Kings. The carving, which will take Mrs Mimovich about a fortnight to complete, will decorate one of Melbourne's many churches

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A12111, 1/1965/6/3
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