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Seward Park

Jacob H. Schiff Fountain

  • Location: Canal and Essex Streets
  • Sculptor: Arnold W. Brunner
  • Description: Circular seat, basin, central column, 3 bronze basins
  • Materials: Granite, bronze
  • Dimensions: see memo
  • Dedicated: 1895
  • Donor: Jacob H. Schiff
  • Inscription: PRESENTED TO THE / A.S.P.C.A / BY F.A. SCHERMERHORN / 1911/

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For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

Directions to Seward Park

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