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A bust which contains a Victory copper commemorates the centenary of the victory of Admiral Horatio Nelson in the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.   It was presented by British and Foreign Sailors Society.

Melbourne, Monday. A miniature bust of Lord Nelson, in copper, standing on a pedestal of oak, and taken from the Victory, was presented to the city council today by the. Rev. W. Matthews, secretary of the British and Foreign Sailors' Society.
Examiner (Launceston), 9 October 1906.

Location

Address:602 Little Bourke Street, City of Melbourne Art & Heritage Collection Store, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.815641
Long: 144.954513
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Foreign
Actual Event STart Date:21-October-1805
Actual Event End Date:21-October-1905

Dedication

Front Inscription

NELSON

This Bust Contains Victory Copper For Nelson Centenary
Oct. 21. 1905

Presented by British & Foreign Sailors Society
E. R. VII

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