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    Sir William Brunton Drinking Fountain, 1930, by Artist unknown, courtesy of State Library of Victoria.

Sir William Brunton Drinking Fountain

Artist unknown
Granite and bluestone drinking fountain
Curtain Square, North Carton

Sir William Brunton was the lord mayor of Melbourne from 1923 to 1926. He was the powerhouse behind the Lord Mayor's Hospital Fund, a founder of the National War Memorial Committee and an advocate of parks and gardens for public recreation.

Following his service, Brunton offered this ornamental granite and bluestone drinking fountain to the Parks & Gardens Committee, which erected in Curtain Square, on Rathdowne Street, North Carlton.

City Of Melbourne