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Public drinking fountains.

Image ID: 833359

Public drinking fountains. (1860)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Public drinking fountains.

Published Date

: 1860

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 27 x 19 cm. (10 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.)


: Printed on image: "Whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst. John Chap. IV Ver. 14" "Erected by the Metropolitan Drinking Fountain Association. A.D. 1859." Printed on border: "The public drinking fountain offers to the thirsty an alternative. It does not affect, it does not aim or even desire to coerce men to be sober ; but it gives to all a chance of sobriety. It enables the poor in our cities and towns to ....
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Original Source

: From Art journal. Virtue & Co., 1839-1912) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Fountains

Source Description

: 3 folders (93 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 833359

Record ID

: 719934

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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