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The five unique bronze statues, commissioned by St Martins Properties Pty Ltd, in the Footsteps in Time Sculptures commemorate the 175th anniversary of Western Australia and symbolise the business people who have built the CBD.
|Address:||40 - 50 St Georges Terrace , St Martins Centre, Perth, 6000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -31.955278|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1829|
|Approx. Event End Date:||2004|
|Monument Designer:||Joan Walsh-Smith & Charles Smith|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 29th October, 2004|
St Martins Centre
Footsteps in Time
This sculpture group commemorates the 175th anniversary of Western Australia and symbolises the businesspeople who have built this thriving CBD
Inspired by the fact that St. Martins Centre occupies the site of the first businessman`s club of WA, this public artwork recognises their involvment on signficant historical moments during Perth`s development
1. Dutch exploration, discovery,mapping and naming of Swan River - 1697
2. Anglo-Celtic settlement of Swan River - 1829
3. Discovery of Gold - 1885 - 95
4. Post Word War II European immigration - 1945 -55
5. The Millennium man - 2004
Unveiled by Hon Dr Geoff Gallop MLA, Premier of Western Australia, 29 October 2004
Commissioned by St. Martins Properties (Australia) Pty. Ltd.
Sculptors Joan Walsh-Smith & Charles Smith