Design for a drinking fountain, Bridgetown, Barbados, for John Montefiore: elevation
|Architect/Designer||Bentley, John Francis (1839-1902)|
|Subject||Fountains ; Cast iron|
NOTES: The Montefiore Fountain, a cast iron drinking fountain, was presented by John Montefiore in memory of his father, John Castello Montefiore, a Bridgetown merchant who had died of cholera in 1864.Opened to the public in November 1865, the fountain was first located at Beckwith Place, Lower Broad Street; it was moved to Coleridge Street in 1940 (and is no longer attached to the water supply).
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