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Portrait bust of Lebanese poet Gibran Khalil Gibran. The sculpture was especially carved for the commemorative event by one of the finest artists in Lebanon and funded by the Sydney Cedars Sports Club. The bust was relocated to the Reading Garden of the Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre in 2014.

Khalil Gibran is one of the greatest thinkers, philosopher, poet and artist of Lebanon whose work has been translated to more than twenty languages and acclaimed by prominent scholars and philosophers of the world. Gibran Khalil Gibran, “The Prophet”, is one the most widely read humanitarian books in the 20th century. Born in Lebanon 1883, Gibran’s work and thought spread around the globe and his paintings have been exhibited in the great capitals of the world.

Location

Address:80 Rickard Road, Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre, Bankstown, 2200
State:NSW
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.914672
Long: 151.035281
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Foreigners
Actual Event STart Date:1883
Actual Event End Date:1931

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:July-2012
Front Inscription

 Gibran Khalil Gibran

     (1883-1931)

Source: MA
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