Support to remove statue of painter John Glover, although sculptor denies model was convicted paedophile…


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Date: August 06, 2019

01) Support to remove statue of painter John Glover, although sculptor denies model was convicted paedophile

Thanks to feinmann0!

“Advocates for sexual assault victims have called for the removal of a bronze statue of a famed landscape artist said to bear a resemblance to a convicted paedophile.

Tasmanian paedophile John Wayne Millwood helped found a society to commemorate 19th-century painter John Glover, and Millwood’s photo was given to the sculptor when he was commissioned to do the bronze.

The sculpture of Glover stands at the entrance to Falls Park Pavilion at Evandale in northern Tasmania.

Abuse survivor Steve Fisher said the statue looked like Millwood and should be taken down.

Millwood served half of a four-year sentence for the prolonged sexual abuse of a young boy, and is now out on parole, but is prevented from returning to Launceston.

There are no photographs of painter John Glover, just paintings. Advocate for sexual assault victims Dayna Dennison said anything representative of Millwood needed to go, including the statue if people objected, and any plaques in Tasmania listing Millwood.”

Scrubbing away everything that even so much as “reminds” you of someone…or something?

This is a large part of what we are fighting…

…this wide spread belief, that people can mistreat us however they like…and then they can turn around, and act as though we never even existed.

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