JW Power exhibition at NLA: Modernist rescued from obscurity

By Sally Pryor
Updated April 23 2018 - 12:46pm, first published July 18 2014 - 1:45pm

It was the largest private bequest the University of Sydney had ever seen. A former medical student, John Wardell Power had long departed from these shores, and died in the Channel Islands. But, before his death in 1943, after providing for his wife, he had left the residue of his estate to the university.

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