Saturday, July 12, 2014

Fountain: Brewer Fountain - Boston, MA

Brewer Fountain
Boston Common
Boston, MA

GPS: N42°  21.367;W71° 3.777

Short Description:

The Brewer Fountain is located in the southeast part of the Boston Common near Tremont Street.

Long Description:

The 25' diameter Brewer Fountain was created by Paul Lienard and cast by Val D'Osne in 1867.  Located at Brewer Residence at 29 Beacon Street until 1870's, it was a gift of Gardner Brewer to the City of Boston.  The bronze sculpture in the center contains the mythological figures:  Galatea, Acis, Poseidon (Neptune), and Amphitrice

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