Commemorating the old Crawley Baths, a prominent Perth landmark during the early to mid 20th century, Eliza is a bronze sculpture mounted on a steel pylon, 15 metres off the shoreline and depicts a woman about to dive off a wooden platform. Built in 1914, the Baths were an important 20th century aquatic centre for swimming training, lifesaving and recreation.
Created by Tony Jones and Ben Jones, the statue is named for Mount Eliza, also known as Kings Park, under which it lies.
Helen Curtis managed the project, with responsibility for:
The artwork has become a much loved feature of the river with people dressing the sculpture in clothing to represent special occasions.