Memorial: M5548

Statue at The Rocks, Sydney, Australia commemorating Admiral William Bligh d. 1817

Location

The Rocks, Sydney, Australia, Rest of the World

Transcript

'WILLIAM BLIGH / 1754-1817'

Details

Description: Full-length statue in uniform and hat on a plinth.
Type: Statue
Materials: Bronze
Artists: Marc Clark

People

Bligh, William
Age: 64
Date of Death: 7/12/1817
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Vice Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Erected by the Corporation and a group of individuals who thought Bligh had had a bad press.
Bibliography: Michael Hedger 'Public Sculpture in Australia' (Roseville East, NSW, c.1995) p. 52.