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A bronze relief sculpture and plaque commemorate Sir James Martin, who was three times premier of New South Wales between 1863 and 1872, and Chief Justice Of New South Wales 1873 to 1876 after whom Martin Place was named.
The plaque is mounted on a high pillar faced with marble with a bronze relief medallion portrait head of Martin sculpted by Thomas Woolner in 1854.
|Address:||Martin Place, Sydney, 2000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.867838|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Sub-Theme:||Government - Colonial|
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1863|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1886|
|Monument Designer:||Thomas Woolner|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 7th September, 1977|
Martin Place Was Named
In Honour Of
Sir James Martin Q.C. (1820-1886)
Three Times Premier Of
New South Wales
Between 1863 - 1872
And Chief Justice Of
New South Wales 1873 - 1886
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SYDNEY
THE SECTION OF MARTIN PLACE
BETWEEN MACQUARIE STREET
AND PHILLIP STREET
WAS OPENED BY
THE RT. HON. LORD MAYOR OF SYDNEY
ALDERMAN LEO PORT M.B.E.
ON 7 SEPTEMBER 1977
MARTIN PLACE SUB-COMMITTEE
ALD. ALAN BISHOP - CHAIRMAN
ALD. ANDREW BRIGER A.M.
ALD. PETER LENEY
L.P.CARTER - TOWN CLERK
J.W.LINDSAY -CITY ENGINEER
CLARK GAZZARD PTY. LTD. - ARCHITECTS