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Bronze bust funded by public subscription commemorates Dr Louis Smith, Chairman of the Exhibition Trustees.
Born in London in 1830, Smith immigrated to Melbourne in 1852. Besides medicine, Smith had a career as a politician, during which he was accused and acquitted of corruption several times.An important figure during the development of the Exhibition Building, Smith was chair of the trustees from 1884 to 1909 and a trustee from 1881 until his death in 1910.
|Address:||Nicholson Street, Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, 3053|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.805028|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1884|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1909|
|Monument Designer:||Sir Bertram Mackennal|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Thursday 26th March, 1914|
The Honourable Dr L.L. Smith, erected by public subscription, 26th March 1914. Chairman, The Exhibition Trustees 1884-1909, a Trustee from 1881