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Digital photograph - Foundation Stone Port Melbourne Mission to Seamen 1888

From the Collection of Mission to Seafarers Victoria 717 Flinders Street Docklands Victoria

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Object Registration
2099
Keywords
lord henry brougham loch, frederick sargood, sir james mcbain, simon fraser, john blyth, captain crawford pasco, port melbourne, beach street, nott street, frederick williams, brick
Historical information
The foundation stone of the Victorian Seamen's Institute, which is to be erected in Beach street, Port Melbourne, was laid on Wednesday afternoon by His Excellency the Governor, in the presence of Lady Loch, the Post master-General (Mr. F. T. Derham), Sir James MacBain, Colonel Sargood, and Mr. S. Fraser, M's.L.C., the Dean of Melbourne, the members of the local council, Mr. John Blyth, and a large concourse, of spectators.
Captain Pasco then presented His Excellency with a silver trowel and a silver-mounted ivory mallet, whereupon the stone was lowered into position
When Made
25 August 2019
Inscriptions & Markings
THIS MEMORIAL STONE
WAS LAID BY
HIS EXCELLENCY
SIR HENRY B. LOCH C.C.M.C. K.C.B.
GOVERNOR OF VICTORIA
ON WEDNESDAY
THE 5TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER
A.D. 1888.
Last updated
1 Sep 2019 at 7:28PM