Footsteps in Time Sculptures

Footsteps in Time Sculpture, Perth, Western Australia

Public Art : Footsteps in Time Sculptures

Sculptors : © Charlie Smith & Joan Walsh-Smith

Date : Unveiled 29th October 2004.

Description : There are five unique bronze statues in the Footsteps in Time Sculptures all swaggering towards the entrance of St Martins Centre.

Location: Outside St Martins Centre, between 40 & 50 St George's Terrace, Perth, Western Australia.

Commissioned by : St Martins Properties (Australia) PTY, LTD.

History of Footsteps in Time Sculpture :

Inscription :

 

St Martins Centre
Footsteps in Time
This sculpture group commemorates the 175 anniversary of Western Australia and symbolises the business people who have built this thriving CBD.
Inspired by the fact that St Martins Centre occupies the site of the first businessman's club of WA, this public artwork, recognises their involvement in historical moments during Perth's development.
1. Dutch Exporation, discovery, mapping and naming of the Swan River 1697.
2. Anglo - Celtic settlement of Swan RIver - 1829
3. Discovery of gold - 1885 - 95
4. Post World War II European immigration - 1945-55
5. The Millennium Man - 2004

Unveiled by Hon Dr Geoff Gallop MLA, Premier of Western Australia, 29 October 2004
Commissioned by St Martins Properties (Australia) PTY, LTD.
Sculptors Joan Walsh-Smith & Charlie Smith

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