Dictionary of Sydney

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Monument of Lysicrates

Large statue of Pyrmont sandstone which is an exact replica of that in ancient Athens in 334BC which was constructed as part of a dramatic prize.
Originally in the garden of James Martin's home Clarens at Potts Point, it was moved to the Botanic Garden in 1941 when the garden was requisitioned for a dry dock.

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Milestone
Constructed
1868
Position
1868
Property
Part of
1868 - 1941
Owned by
1868 - 1886
Part of
1942 -
Type