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Fountain: Silver Jubilee fountain

Erection date: 4/5/1977

Inscription

{The rim of the basin is inscribed with:}
God save the Queen
1952 1977

{and something like (the trees obscure our view):}
The gift of the Members of the House of Commons

Funded by private donations from MPs and unveiled by the Queen. 26 foot high, made of galvanised strips of steel, painted black, with a series of animals representing Europe, Africa, America, Asia, Australia and Antarctica. And it revolves, apparently.

Site: Silver Jubilee fountain (1 memorial)

SW1, New Palace Yard

This fountain is in a security-inaccessible garden, surrounded by heavily pollarded trees so photos from the street are nigh impossible. Our photos were taken on two separate occasions, attending events in the Houses of Parliament when we were allowed through security. One was a dark, dismal day, very cold - that is ice! The other was warmer and brighter.

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Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

The twenty-fifth anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II.  This wa...

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Queen Elizabeth II

Born 17 Bruton Street. When she was 10 her father became King George VI (on t...

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Silver Jubilee fountain

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House of Commons

The palace of Westminster has been the home of Parliament since a meeting the...

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Queen Elizabeth II

Born 17 Bruton Street. When she was 10 her father became King George VI (on t...

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Walenty Pyrel

Born Poland.  Came to England aged 5.  

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