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Tuesday, 12 April 2011

A Drinking Fountain for Dogs

This drinking fountain was designed for dogs but is appreciated by pigeons too. It stands near the Palace Gate in Kensington Gardens and is a memorial to Esme Percy.
Esmé Saville Percy (1887–1957),  was an English actor, manager and producer who studied under  Sarah Bernhardt and worked with George Bernard Shaw though he is now all but forgotten. The sculpture of the dog in bronze is by Silvia Gilley and the memorial was erected in 1961.

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2 Comments:

At 24 May 2011 at 13:08 , Anonymous vijay shukla said...

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At 25 May 2011 at 05:26 , Blogger Peter Berthoud said...

Thank you for your kind comments Vijay.

 

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