Memorial Fountain (1896; replaced in concrete 1974)” by William Robert Colton RA (1867-1921. Bradley and Pevsner call it the Mermaid Fountain, but” byron, who dates the replacement to 1975, entitles it the Colton Memorial (also known as Little Nell).[Click on this image and those below to enlarge them.]

Photographs by Robert Freidus. Formatting and text correction by George P. Landow. You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]


Beattie, Susan. The New Sculpture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1983.

Bradley, Simon, and Nikolaus Pevsner. London 6: Westminster. “The Buildings of England.” New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2003.

W(illiam) Robert Colton, RA.” Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951. University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011. Web. 23 June 2011.

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