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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.

Location

Address:40 - 50 St Georges Terrace , St Martins Centre, Perth, 6000
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.955278
Long: 115.859167
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1829
Approx. Event End Date:2004
Monument Designer:Joan Walsh-Smith & Charles Smith

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 29th October, 2004
Front Inscription

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

Source: MA
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