James Meehan statue

 James Meehan statue, Lands Department building, Sydney

Public Art : James Meehan statue

Sculptor : ©

Stone Masonry Team : Katie Hicks, Paul Thurloe, Ruben Varfi, Mark Adamson, Greg Paul, and Garry Rimmer.

Description: The Appin sandstone carving of Irish born Australian explorer and surveyor James Meehan (1774 – 21 April 1826) is a recent addition to the Lands Department Building. Meehan is depicted  holding a surveyor's field book, plan, and compass in his hands. At his feet lays his satchel which features a shamrock (in recognition of his Irish background). Behind him is a blazed tree and waratahs.

Date Unveiled: The James Meehan statue was unveiled by Governor Marie Bashir on 27th November 2010. 

Location: The James Meehan statue is located on the Loftus Street side of the Lands Department Building, Sydney, Australia.

References: James Meehan - Carving a Statue.

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