This is a bronze statue (unveiled in 1911) of the First Governor General of Australia.
He arrived from Scotland as John Adrian Lewis Hope, the Earl of Hopetoun.
At first, he was a popular governor of Victoria from 1889-95.
He went back to Scotland and then returned to Australia as the first Governor General 1901-2.
At the end of his not so popular term, (he enjoyed spending money), he became the Marquis of Linlithgow.
a proud man
who felt important and
The statue is on the entrance driveway to Government House in Melbourne, Victoria.
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