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21-October-2013
21-October-2013

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

Monument commemorates Doctor Archibald McLachlan. The inscription on one side of the tomb is written in Gaelic with the English translation on the other side.

 

Location

Address:Patrick Street, St Andrews Park, Hobart, 7000
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.878156
Long: 147.321931
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Medicine

Dedication

Front Inscription

Sacred to the memory of Archibald McLachan M.D., of Argylshire, Scotland who died 12th January , 1859, aged 55 years. This monument has been erected by his friends in Hobart Town in testimony of their gratitude and respect for his great skill in the practice of his profession and in admiration of his unwearied and disinterested exertions on behalf of the poor.

"Like snowdrops on a river, A moment white, then gone forever"

 

Source: MA
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