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    R.J. & F.G.J. Hardy Memorial Drinking Fountain, 1939, by Artist unknown, courtesy of City of Melbourne.

R.J. & F.G.J. Hardy Memorial Drinking Fountain

Artist unknown
Stone drinking fountain
Hardy Reserve, North Carlton

In 1939, this stone fountain was erected and the reserve named in honour of Robert John Hardy, who represented the Victoria Ward from 1915 to 1937. The fountain also honours his son, Frederick George Jack Hardy, who succeeded him and represented the ward for 37 years. In May 1977, a plaque was unveiled on each side of the fountain, recognising of the services of the men.

City Of Melbourne