Cement Mermaids, Cement Women Sculptures on the River Thames

In the 1955 British Pathé film reel titled Cement Mermaids, we learn sculptor Bernard Jepson created several cement women at his home on the banks of the River Thames at Weybridge. Similarly in 1951, British Pathé filmed Jepson and his wife creating small movable rubber mannequins in the reel, Mechanical Mannequins.

Artist Bernard Jepson sculpts, paints and glazes lifesize women out of cement in provocative positions and poses.

Some of the designs include a geisha, a mermaid (sirens), and bare breasted women. We see a live model called Anna Newby who poses for Jepson too.