Swan Fountain

Swan Fountain, Burswood, Perth, public art

Public Art : Swan Fountain

Sculptors : © Charles Smith and Joan Walsh-Smith

Description : 5 bronze black swans majestically rising from their nest in the centre of the Citizen of the Year Lake.

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Location : Burswood Park, Perth, Western Australia.

Inscription :

Swan Fountain

Commissioned on 8th September 1988, this fountain commemorates Western Australia's Citizen of the Year. The 5 swans
each represent one of the original award categories.
It is sculptured in bronze to a height of 10 metres. The fountain rises 6metres and circulate approximately 2000 litres
of water per minute.
The fountain was created by Joan Walsh-Smith and Charles Smith, a husband and wife team of sculptors who settled in
Perth from Ireland in 1984.

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