Walker Fountain 1981

Mobelt, Digregorio & Associates

Registration number

1088153

Artist/maker

Mobelt, Digregorio & Associates

Title

Walker Fountain

Production date

1981

Medium

concrete

Dimensions (H x W x D)

1700 cm (diameter)

Inscriptions

This fountain was presented by Ron and Barbara Walker, Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress. Melbourne 1974-1975 to the people of Victoria, opened by the Hon. Lindsay Thompson, C.M.P.,M.P., Premier of Victoria. 18.12.1981

Credit line

Donated to the people of Victoria by former City of Melbourne Mayor, Ron Walker and his wife, Barbara, 1981.
City of Melbourne Art and Heritage Collection

Keywords

Ron Walker (1939-2018), Barbara Walker, Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress, Walker Fountain

Summary

Location: cnr Linlithgow Ave & St Kilda Rd

Large fountain comprised of 46 underwater lights and 144 individual streams of water. The Edmund Fitzgibbon Memorial first occupied the site of the Walker Fountain, this concrete fountain was donated to the people of Victoria in 1981 by former Melbourne Mayor Ron Walker and his wife, Barbara.