Rossetti fountain

Rossetti fountain Rossetti fountain

Erection date: 1887


{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

The Londonphile have a good post on this memorial.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Rossetti fountain

Subjects commemorated i

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

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

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Rossetti fountain

Created by i

A. Macmillan & Co.

Publishing firm created by Alexander MacMillan.

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Lord Aberdare, Henry Austin Bruce

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

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Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

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

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J. Beavington Atkinson

Andrew Behan has researched Atkinson and provides: Joseph Beavington Atkinso...

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