The First Public Drinking Fountain by WA Atkinson

The fountain was erected against the wall of St Sepulchre's Church, Holburn and paid for by Samuel Gurney, MP, and a member of the Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
129 x 104 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £10,000)
Acquired in:
1986
Vendor:
Oscar & Peter Johnson Ltd

Provenance

Oscar & Peter Johnson.

Venue details

The Geffrye Museum of the Home 136 Kingsland Road, LONDON London E2 8EA 020 7739 9893 www.geffrye-museum.org.uk

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