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Rossetti fountain Rossetti fountain

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Monument: Rossetti fountain

Erection date: 1887

Inscription

{The bronze relief shows Rossetti composing some poems. The paper on which he writes is resting on two books: }
Dante and his Circle
Ballads and Sonnets

{Front of fountain:}
Dante: Gabriel: Rossetti

{Rear of fountain:}
Subscribers and Promoters
{followed by a list of 98 people, see Memorial Creators for this list, and:}
John Pollard Seddon, Architect
Ford Madox Brown, Sculptor

Standring 183 Princess St. Manchester

Unveiled by William Holman Hunt. There must have been a committee to erect this memorial because in the list on the back Forman is given as the Treasurer, and Spielmann as the Hon. Sec. Standring is probably the firm concerned with the manufacture of the fountain.

Site: Rossetti fountain (1 memorial)

SW3, Chelsea Embankment

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Rossetti fountain

Information Subjects commemorated

46451

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Poet & painter. Born 38 Charlotte Street, son of an Italian political refugee...

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50532

A. Macmillan & Co.

Publishing firm created by Alexander MacMillan.

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47540

Lord Aberdare, Henry Austin Bruce

1st Baron Aberdare. Born Dyffryn Aberdare, Glamorgan. Statesman, serving as H...

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47541

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Born as Lorenz Alma Tadema in Friesland, The Netherlands. Painter, famous for...

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