William Bedford cenotaph, Hobart, Tasmania

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Title

William Bedford cenotaph, Hobart, Tasmania

Subject

William Bedford, blind arcading, cemetery, cenotaph, chaplain, Church of England, Gothic, Hobart, monument, pointed arch, St David’s Church, St David’s Park, Tas, Tasmania.

Description

This monument to William Bedford (1781-1852) is situated in St David’s Park (previously a cemetery), Hobart. Bedford was arrived in Hobart in 1823 and became the senior chaplain of St David’s Church, the main Church of England church in the colony. The cenotaph was raised by public subscription in 1853 and placed over his remains. It is in the Gothic style and features delicate pointed arches and the elaborate stonework often associated with ecclesiastical architecture.

For more on William Bedford see: http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/bedford-william-1760

 

Creator

McLeod, Shane

Date

October 6, 2012

Rights

No Copyright

Format

Digital Photograph

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Original Format

Digital Photograph; JPEG

Files

Citation

“William Bedford cenotaph, Hobart, Tasmania,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed June 25, 2021, https://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/1123.