A rejected design for a fountain, Abbey Church Yard c.1855

A rejected design for a fountain, Abbey Church Yard c.1855
3 8 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 30cm

Description

A mock design of Bladud under an umbrella, for Abbey Churchyard dedicated to the enlightened public. This was in response to several plans for fountains all over the city had caused considerable controversy. There is a detailed inscription below the original, dated October 24 1855.

Image Details

Image Reference
 
32175
Collection Reference
 
Hunt Vol I p.261 IOB 992
Original Width (mm)
 
240
Original Height (mm)
 
220
Collection Location
 
Bath Central Library

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