Memorial: M4954

Memorial in Broad Street, Portsmouth commemorating the First Fleet 1788


Broad Street, Portsmouth, England


'Britain and Australia/Bonds of Friendship/Unveiled by/HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN/11th July 1986', 'This Block of Granite was Quarried in New South Wales/and given by the Citizens of Sydney, Australia/The Plinth of the Monument was unveiled on 13 May 1976/ By the Honourable SIR DAVID HUGHES/Agent General for New South Wales'


Description: Sculpture in the form of a knot.
Type: Sculpture
Materials: Bronze


First Fleet

Event Date


Event Category

British colonization of Australia


Notes: Commemorates the sailing from Spithead of the First Fleet taking settlers to Australia 13/5/1787.

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