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07-February-2013 (Bryan Hardy)
07-February-2013 (Bryan Hardy)

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders / Bryan Hardy

The five unique bronze statues, "Footsteps in Time" were commissioned by St Martins Properties Pty Ltd to commemorate the 175th anniversary of Western Australia and symbolise the business people who have built the Central Business District.


Address:40 - 50 St Georges Terrace , St Martins Centre, Perth, 6000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.955278
Long: 115.859167
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:Landscape
Approx. Event Start Date:1829
Approx. Event End Date:2004
Artist:Joan Walsh-Smith & Charles Smith (Gidgegannup, WA)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 29th October, 2004
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St Martins Centre
Footsteps In Time

This sculpture group commemorates the 175th anniversary of Western Australia and symbolises the businesspeople who have built this thriving CBD

Inspired by the fact that St. Martins Centre occupies the site of the first businessman`s club of WA, this public artwork recognises their involvement on significant historical moments during Perth`s development

1. Dutch exploration, discovery, mapping and naming of Swan River - 1697
2. Anglo-Celtic settlement of Swan River - 1829
3. Discovery of Gold - 1885 - 95
4. Post World War II European Immigration - 1945 - 55
5. The Millenium Man - 2004

Unveiled by Hon Dr Geoff Gallop MLA, Premier of Western Australia, 29 October 2004
Commissioned by St. Martins Properties (Australia) Pty. Ltd.
Sculptors Joan Walsh-Smith & Charles Smith

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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