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Bath. Rebecca Fountain
07-MAR-2013

Bath. Rebecca Fountain

This white marble fountain depicts a life size young girl in eastern costume pouring water from a vase into a bowl supported by pillars and carries the inscription ‘Water is good for you’.
Erected by the Bath Temperance Association in 1861. It had a further figure in bronze added in 1986.
Rebecca Fountain, located by Bath Abbey – junction High Street, Cheap Street and Orange Grove.
The fountain was originally used as a drinking fountain and running water was a feature until the 1980s.

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Peter Sussex28-Apr-2013 17:51
Truly beautiful piece, so is your composition with the windows in the background. V
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