Peoples Park Fountain

People's Park fountain, Launceston, public art

Public art : People's Park Fountain (also known as the City Park Fountain)

Sculptor: unknown

Description: The three tiered circular fountain features 6 lion's head water spouts, three dolphins holding up the second tier with their tails and three birds (maybe kookaburras) holding up the final basin with their heads.The fountain is no longer in use and is in need of restoration.

Date Unveiled: c1879

Location: The water fountain can be found near the entrance gates of the launceston City Park in Tasmanian.

Inscription:

City of Launceston

This fountain was restored by The New Zealand Insurance Company Limited to commemorate the company's centenary in Tasmania.

1879 -1979

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