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My Union Right or Wrong
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Unveiling Mort's Statue, Macquarie Place, Sydney, 1883

Photo 57KB, 1883

Unveiling statue of T.S.Mort, Macquarie Place, Sydney, 1883.

The Governor's unveiling of Mort's statue in Macquarie Place, in the city, in 1883, was witnessed by hundreds of workers who had voluntarily forfeited a day's pay in order that they might be present for this final tribute to their late employer.

(See Appendix 4 for information on Thomas Mort.)

My Union Right or Wrong.
A history of the Ship Painters and Dockers Union 1900-1932
By Issy Wyner