Lion sculpture and water fountain, King George Square

De Gruchy, Graham Francis. Lion sculpture and water fountain, King George Square.

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Collections: UQ Library - Digitised Materials - open access
Art Forms in Brisbane
 
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Title Lion sculpture and water fountain, King George Square
Alternative Title Brisbane Art
Date of construction 1938
Date photo taken 1979
Date scanned 2012-11-26
Publisher The University of Queensland Library
Photographer De Gruchy, Graham Francis
Location Albert and Ann St
Brisbane City, Queensland
Open Access Status Other
Category Streetscape
Subcategory Street sculpture
Condition Original
Building Materials Steel
Concrete
Paving
Surrounding Features Trees
Water
Plants
People
Water Fountain
Rights Research and private study only. Not to be reproduced without prior written permission. Rights holder: Graham Francis De Gruchy.
References Art Forms in Brisbane A
Additional Notes The lions were added to 'guard' the square as part of the George V memorial, which was unveiled in 1938, as a tribute to the King from the citizens of Brisbane.
 
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