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17-April-2014
17-April-2014

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Also known as The Pioneers, the mural sculpture commemorates Alexander Forrest.

Alexander Forrest CMG, (22 September 1849- 20 June 1901) was an explorer and surveyor of Western Australia, as well as a politician. In 1887 Forrest became a politician, entering the Western Australian Legislative Council as the first member for Kimberley. He was then elected to the Western Australian Legislative Assembly for West Kimberley in 1890, and held the seat until his death. He was also Mayor of Perth 1893–95 and 1898–1900, and later an investor. He was created C.M.G. in May 1901.

Location

Address:221 St Georges Terrace, Forrest Centre, Perth, 6000
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.953549
Long: 115.852352
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Monument Designer:Smith Sculptors
Link: http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonl…

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1986
Source: MA, ADB
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