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J.J.Talbot Hobbs Memorial Statue

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J.J.Talbot Hobbs Memorial Statue

J.J.Talbot Hobbs Memorial Statue (1940) facing  Barrack the Supreme Court Gardens, Perth.

Designers Hobbs Winning and Leighton architects; Sculptor : Edward Kohler.Lt. General Sir John Joseph Talbot Hobbs was W.A.’s most distinguished WWI soldier, and renowned architect. He designed the Swan Brewery over a period of thirty six years from 1897 and also Newspaper House in St. George’s Terrace. Made of sandstone and granite, the unusually tall Art Deco base supports a bust likeness. Since 1940 the Anzac Day salute has been taken at this point.

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