1940s World Fountain

I’ve perhaps shown a grainy photo of this scene before, but thought I’d share this better resolution copy. Pictured in the 1940s is the World Fountain at David Livingstone Centre.

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In 1935, Mrs Maxwell, the wife of the former Councillor Mr. A.B Maxwell gave £1,000 for the construction of this globe. Mrs Maxwell also left other donations around Blantyre including one for the construction of a bandstand in Kirkton Park.

(c) Blantyre Project

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