Princes Bridge plaque 1846
Princes Bridge plaque
Dimensions (H x W x D)
31.2 x 20.1 cm
The / FOUNDATION STONE / of this bridge over the / Yarra Yarra River at Melbourne / was laid on the twentieth day of / MARCH AD 1846 by His Honour Charles Joseph La Trobe Esqr. / assisted by the Ancient & Honorable / Fraternity of FREE MASONS / In the ninth Year of Reign of Her / Most Gracious Majesty / QUEEN VICTORIA / Governor of New South Wales, / Sir George Gipps Knight. / Superintendent of Pt Phillip, C.J. La Trobe Esqr. / Resident Judge of Pt., Phillip, Wm.A.Beckett Esqr. / Mayor of Melbourne, His Worship J.F. Palmer Esqr. / Superintendent of Bridges, David Lennox.
City of Melbourne Art and Heritage Collection
Thomas Ham, Foundation Stone, Yarra River, Princes Bridge, Plaque