Memorial: M5527

Statue in Melbourne, Australia depicting Captain Matthew Flinders d. 1814

Location

Outside St Paul's Cathedral, Swanston Street, Melbourne, Australia

Transcript

'CAPTAIN MATTHEW FLINDERS RN, / (1774-1814 / NAVIGATOR / ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION / 1925'

Details

Description: Flinders stands in the bows of a boat being beached by two seamen.
Type: Statue
Materials: Bronze
Date Erected: 1925
Artists: Charles Marsh Web Gilbert

People

Flinders, Matthew
Age: 40
Date of Death: 19/7/1814
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Bibliography: http://allordinary2.blogspot.com

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