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Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria

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The Queen Victoria Statue was commissioned by the citizens of Ballarat in 1897 to commemorates Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.

The monument was unveiled on the Queen's Birthday, 24 May 1900, by the Lieutenant Governor Sir John Maddern before some 20,000 people. The cost of 2,300 pounds had been raised by public subscription.


Address:Sturt & Armstrong Streets, Ballarat, 3350
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.561876
Long: 143.856729
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government
Monument Designer:Sir Bertram Mackennel


Front Inscription

1837-1897 The Ascension.

Victoria Dei Gratia Britt Regina.Fid.Def.Ind.Imp

Left Side Inscription

The Coronation 1838

Back Inscription

Australian Commonwealth 1900

Right Side Inscription

The Diamond Jubilee 1897

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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