Fountain

Sotheran Fountain

Inscription

In Memoriam
Rosetta Sotheran died July 5th 1892

The book-selling business set up by her husband still trades as Sotheran's Rare Books and Prints at 2-5 Sackville Street, less than 100 yards away from this fountain.

Site: St James's Church (4 memorials)

W1, Piccadilly

Standing in Piccadilly one sees 4 memorials on the wall: from left to right: Sotheran Fountain, Garden, Lyttelton Fountain, Railings. There are 3 more memorials in the garden.

The building on Piccadilly, to the east of the garden is the Parish Offices. A plaque in the broken pediment above the door is inscribed in Latin, which translates as "To the glory of the people's safety after the fire of the war the buildings were rebuilt AD 1956."

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Sotheran Fountain

Subjects commemorated i

Rosetta Sotheran

Andrew Behan has researched Sotheran: Rosetta Sarah Ann Hunot was born on 3 J...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Sotheran Fountain

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Coronation railings

Coronation railings

The railings erected to commemorate the coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II w...

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Lyttelton Fountain

Lyttelton Fountain

In Memoriam Laura Lyttelton died Easter day 1886

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St james's Garden - people of London - stone

St james's Garden - people of London - stone

The garden in this bomb damaged site was given by Viscount Southwood to comme...

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