This water fountain is to be found in Sydney`s Botanical Garden, not far from the entrance.
It is called The Lewis Wolfe Drinking Fountain and is one of the oldest and largest remaining in Sydney.Erected in 1889 it was a gift from the Levy family in memory of Lewis Wolfe Levy (1815 - 85)He was a member of the Jewish community and migrated to Sydney from London in 1840
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manrezaei (1837) 2013-03-06 5:34
A nice picture of granitic sculptures. Nice shot. WEll done.
tyro (21588) 2013-03-06 13:48
Lovely to see Les and yourself back home - I hope that you both had a wonderful holiday seeing your daughter - and, of course, Lisa and Kevin.
Now, Lisa just sent me a picture of you and Les with her by Sydney's harbour but the weather that day looked awfully dull and miserable. The day you took this one, however, has been gloriously bright and sunny and you have captured this water fountain in some lovely warm and bright light.
Fine straightforward composition, lovely light, vibrant colours, stunning sharpness and spot-on exposure. An interesting note too.
- Copyright: Gladys Bennett (jadesgran) (5369)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-01-06
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
- Camera: FinePix S4500
- Exposure: f/8
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-03-06 4:50
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