James Meehan statue
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.