(St. Mary & the Holy Rood Church)
Captain Matthew Flinders RN
Donington 1774 - London 1814
English navigator and cartographer, who was the first to circumnavigate Australia and identify it as a continent
Bronze bust of Flinders in the church.
by Arthur Fleischmann
on loan from
south holland district council
St Marys church in Donington hosts a display dedicated to Matthew Flinders. It includes a stained glass window, a bust and a first edition of A Voyage to Terra Australis.
- Arthur Fleischmann (Bratislava 1896 - Tenerife 1990),
Locatie (N 52°54'26" - W 0°12'17") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: gbem028; Photograph: 1 August 2012
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