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Whitechapel drinking fountain Altab Ali arch and Victorian drinking fountain

Fountain: Whitechapel drinking fountain

Erection date: 1860

Inscription

{On the red granite inset:}
Erected 1860 by one unknown yet well known. 
Removed from old church railing and re-erected on present site AD 1879.

{Around the outer arch:}
Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ and thou shalt be saved. {Acts 16:31}

{Around the inner arch:}
Whosoever will let him take the water of life freely.  {Revelation 22:17}

Site: Altab Ali arch and Victorian drinking fountain (2 memorials)

E1, Whitechapel Road, Altab Ali Park

The Evening Standard has a thoughtful piece about this park.

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

Information Subjects commemorated

67611

St Mary Matfelon Whitechapel

1250-1286: The first church was built on this site as a chapel of ease (meani...

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

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one unknown yet well known

This brainteasing benefactor presents us with an enigma.  Searching the web w...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Whitechapel drinking fountain

Information Also at this site

67631

Altab Ali arch

Wrought-iron arch created as a memorial to Altab Ali and other victims of rac...

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