Cameron Memorial Fountain
Robert Brydon (for Clarke and Bell)
Doulton terracotta on a granite base
Junction of Sauciehall Street and Woodside Crescent, Glasgow
Described as a "two-stage structure in an exuberant Baroque style" (McKenzie 352), this eye-catching piece is a tribute to the well-loved newspaper editor and Glasgow MP Sir Charles Cameron (1841-1926), who amongst much else was was one of the leading Temperance campaigners.
Compare the Doulton Fountain on Glasgow Green, which employs the same material quite differenly, suggesting its versatility.
Photograph, caption, and commentary by Jacqueline Banerjee, 2009.
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