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Silent Witnesses: Adelaide's Statues and Monuments

Publisher: Wakefield Press

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Media: BOOK - paperback, 160 pages
Author: S. Cameron
Year: 1997
ISBN: 9781862544024
Other: b&w photos
Publisher: Wakefield Press

Statues and monuments fill streets and museums all over the world. Every monument tells a tale, not only of its subject, but of the society that erects it.

Adelaide's founders cherished the uniqueness of the city's parks and boulevards and filled them with noble statues. many of these masterpieces still stand tall and hold an important legacy from the past.

In 'Silent Witnesses'. Simon Cameron tells the stories behind 36 of Adelaide's best loved statues and monuments - tales of humanity, heroism, philanthropy and tragedy.

Contents:
Preface
Author's Note
George William Francis
Fireman Gardner's Memorial
Venere di Canova
Hercules
Robert Burns
Queen Victoria
Egyptian Column
Sir Thomas Elder
John McDouall Stuart
South African War Memorial
Colonel William Light
Sir Walter Watson Hughes
Angas Memorial
Charles Cameron Kingston
Captain Charles Sturt
King Edward VII
Women's War Memorial
War Horse Memorial
Sir Samuel Way
Light Horse Memorial
Sir Ross Smith
South Australian National War Memorial
Matthew Flinders
War Memorial Crosses
Pioneer Women's Memorial
King George V
Australian American Gateway
Alice in Wonderland
Victor Richardson Gates
Lord Florey
Sir Mellis Napier
Sir Mark Oliphant
Sir Douglas Mawson
Catherine Helen Spence
Mary Lee
Naval Memorial Garden
Index

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