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A statue commemorates Lieutenant Governor Charles Joseph La Trobe. Melbourne sculptor Charles Robb turned the statue on his head, says it embodies the notion that universities should turn ideas on their heads.
Charles La Trobe was the first Lieutenant -Governor of Victoria. Charles La Trobe held office from 1839 to 1854, helping to establish the Royal Botanic Gardens, State Library, Museum of Victoria, National Gallery of Victoria and University of Melbourne.
|Address:||Science Drive, near Health Sciences Building, La Trobe University, Bundoora, 3083|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.722242|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Sub-Theme:||Government - Colonial|
|Monument Designer:||Charles Robb|