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Unveiling of John Dunmore Lang statue, Wynyard Square Park

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SV/366

Record identifier

nZN2yEQn

Unveiling of John Dunmore Lang statue, Wynyard Square Park

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Unveiling of John Dunmore Lang statue, Wynyard Square Park

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Unveiling of John Dunmore Lang statue, Wynyard Square Park

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Date

26 January 1891

Call Numbers

SV/366

Record Identifier

nZN2yEQn
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Contents

1 photographic print - mount 30 x 38 cm - albumen, on card mount

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Contents

View of Wynyard Square with gathered crowds observing the unveiling of the John Dunmore Lang statue. Buildings facing Wynyard Square, including the Langham Hotel can be seen in the photograph.

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Unveiling of John Dunmore Lang statue, Wynyard Square Park

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Signature / Inscriptions

"Murell & Co. Photographers 314 George Street Sydney" on card mount
"J.K.S. Houison Chartered Accountant (Aust.) Parramatta" stamped on verso

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Gael Newton, January 2020

Administrative / Biographical history

The bronze statue of Reverend Dunmore Lang was unveiled at Wynyard Square on 26 January 1891. The statue was to commemorate Lang's achievements and contributions to Australia as Sydney's first Presbyterian minister and an educator.

The foundation stone was laid in 1888 and the base was designed by architect James Barnett Jnr. The statue was completed by Giovanni Fontana in 1890.
Reference:
"Reverend John Dunmore Lang". Monuments Australia. Accessed 22 July 2021. https://monumentaustralia.org.au/display/23214-reverend-john-dunmore-lang-...

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SV/366

Record Identifier

nZN2yEQn

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9659442

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