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backReference #: 006563 Edmund Barton statue outside Barton Offices, corner of Kings Avenue and Macquarie Street, Barton

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Reference Number:006563
Event/Occasion:
Title/Caption: Edmund Barton statue outside Barton Offices, corner of Kings Avenue and Macquarie Street, Barton
Photographer :Pedersen, Bill
Date taken:1983
Location: Barton Offices, Canberra
Suburb: Barton
State: ACT
People featured: Barton, Edmund Sir, 1849-1920
Relation: Is part of the Department of Capital Territory
Keywords: art, monuments and memorials, office buildings, buildings, structures and establishments, Prime Ministers, civic and landscape art, sculptures, statues
Comments:Sir Edmund Barton was Australia's first Prime Minister (1901-1903). This sculpture stands outside the building named after him, in the stuburb named after him. The sculpture is a bronze heroic scale protrait sculpture, one and a half times life size, on a 1.5m concrete cylinder base. It was commissioned of sculptor, Marc Clark in 1981 and unveiled in 1983. Source- Works of Art in Canberra Volume 2, Canberra. National Capital Development Commission, 1986, p. 1.