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12-January-2015
12-January-2015

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams / John Huth

" The Beacon"  sculpture was given to the people of Sydney by James Fairfax, in 1992, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the first meeting of the Sydney City Council and the city's incorporation.

Location

Address:Circular Quay, First Fleet Park, The Rocks, 2000
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.860711
Long: 151.209305
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Monument Designer:Robert Klippel

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1994
Front Inscription

The Beacon
Robert Klippel.

The gift of James Fairfax to the people
of Sydney to commemorate the
Sesquicentenary of Sydney in 1992.

Councillor Frank Sartor    Sydney City Council
Lord Mayor                       1994

 

Source: MA
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