Philadelphia Public Art

Ericsson Fountain

Ericsson Fountain
Charles E. Borie, Jr., Horace Trumbauer, Alfred Zantzinger, 1934
* In memory of John Ericsson
* fountain
* inscription:
Dedicated to the memory of Captain John Ericsson, scientist, inventor, patriot. Born in Sweden July 31, 1803. Died in America, the country of his adoption, March 8, 1889.
* West end of Eakins Oval. Parkway at 24th.
* 39.964610,-75.178700 [map]
* On the Parkway and Pennsylvania tour
* Exhibits: Favorites
* See also: 1934 picture of this piece 1961 picture of this piece
+Horace Trumbauer page from's John Ericsson page