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Sir Henry Parkes statue

Sir Henry Parkes statue

Public Art: Sir Henry Parkes statue

Sculptor: ©

Description: The sandstone carving of Sir Henry Parkes (1815 – 1896), a colonial Australian politician, is one of 23 sandstone carved figures on the ledges of the Lands Department Building.

Date Unveiled: c1891

Location: The statue of Sir Henry Parkes is located in a niche on the Gresham Street facade of the Department of Lands Building, Bridge Street, Sydney, Australia.

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