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01-November-2013
01-November-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A sculpture commemorates the 150th Anniversary of Melbourne Medical School.

In 1862, the University of Melbourne established a medical school with an intake of three students, becoming the first university in the southern dominions of the British Empire to teach undergraduate medicine. 

Location

Address:Grattan Street, Medical Building, University of Melbourne, Parkville , 3052
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.79967
Long: 144.95889
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Monument Designer:Michael Meszaros

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2013
Front Inscription

"THE MORE WE KNOW" 

This Work Symbolises The
Accelerating Complexity Of
Medical Knowledge And Practice
From 1862 To 2012.  Enhanced
Ways Of Observing The Body And
Probing The Mind Expand Our
Understanding Of Human Health,
The Doctor As Carer Is Constant.

Commissioned By A Group Of
1972 Graduates In Commemoration
Of The 150th Anniversary Of The
Melbourne Medical School

Michael Meszaros, Sculptor, 2013

Source: MA
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