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John Dowie AM, Piccaninny, 1960, Bronze

John Dowie AM, Piccaninny, 1960, Bronze


John Dowie AM

The Piccaninny drinking fountain by sculptor John Dowie dates from 1960.

The modest scale sculpture depicts a crouching Aboriginal girl with a coolamon-like bowl on her head acting as the water container for the drinking fountain.

You'll find Piccaninny in Rymill Park/ Murlawirrapurka, located behind the Adelaide Bowling Club. Enter via Dequetteville Terrace.

Rymill Park/ Murlawirrapurka, Adelaide

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