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A plaque commemorates author Marcus Clarke who died in a house that was on this site. 

Marcus Andrew Hislop Clarke FRSA (1846 – 1881) was an English-born Australian novelist, journalist, poet, editor, librarian and playwright. He is best-known for his 1874 novel For the Term of His Natural Life, widely regarded as a classic work about convictism in Australia. It has been adapted into many plays and films.


Address:Inkermann Street & Orange Grove, St Kilda, 3182
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.866144
Long: 144.996939
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Actual Event STart Date:07-August-1881
Actual Event End Date:07-August-1881
Source: RUMV, MA
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