Archibald Fountain

A large and elaborate Art Deco fountain in Hyde Park constructed to commemorate the association between Australia and France in World War I. It depicts a bronze Apollo surrounded by other mythical figures.

Milestone
Constructed
1926 - 1932
Name
Commemorates
Position
1926 - 1932
1963
Type

Archibald fountain

CC BY-SA 2.0
,
2008

The result of a bequest in the will of JF Archibald, the Archibald fountain took 13 years to organise and complete. Its French sculptor, François-Léon Sicard, never visited the site, which has become one of Sydney's enduring landmarks.