Queen Victoria - Sydney, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper
S 33° 52.362 E 151° 12.408
56H E 334144 N 6250511
Quick Description: Queen Victoria stands guard over the historic and beautiful building that shares her name (QVB for Queen Victoria Building).
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 10/24/2008 2:02:04 PM
Waymark Code: WM5130
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 45

Long Description:
This statue of Queen Victoria, arrayed on a light grey stone plinth, is the work of Irish sculptor John Hughes. This statue stood outside the Irish Houses of Parliament in Leinster House, Dublin, until 1947 and was given to the people of Sydney by the Government of the Republic of Ireland. It was placed on its present site in 1987.
Monarch Ranking: King / Queen

Proper Title and Name of Monarch: Alexandrina Victoria

Country or Empire of Influence: United Kingdom

Website for additonal information: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:

Waymark Visitor - Must either

  • Provide a photo at the Statue
  • Answer a related question, if available, as posted on the Waymark description to the satistfaction of the Owner
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