Victoria Centennial Fountain

Coordinates: 48°25′06″N 123°22′14″W / 48.41846°N 123.37061°W / 48.41846; -123.37061
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Victoria Centennial Fountain
ArtistRobert Savery
MediumBronze sculpture
LocationVictoria, British Columbia, Canada
Coordinates48°25′06″N 123°22′14″W / 48.41846°N 123.37061°W / 48.41846; -123.37061

Victoria Centennial Fountain,[1][2] also known as Back Fountain or simply Centennial Fountain, is installed outside the British Columbia Parliament Buildings in Victoria, British Columbia.[3]

Description and history[edit]

The fountain was designed by Robert Savery in 1962, and commemorates the four colonies and territories that formed British Columbia. The bronze sculptures of a bear, eagle, gull, sea otter, raven, and wolf represent the province's geography and history.[4]


  1. ^ Cheadle, Chris (4 March 2018). Portrait of Greater Victoria and Southern Vancouver Island. Heritage House Publishing Co. ISBN 9781894974950. Archived from the original on 24 March 2022. Retrieved 4 March 2018 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "The Victoria Centennial Fountain Historical Marker". Archived from the original on 5 March 2018. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  3. ^ Hora, Zdenek D.; Hancock, Kirk D. (July 2008). "View of Geology of the Parliament Buildings 6. Geology of the British Columbia Parliament Buildings, Victoria | Geoscience Canada". Geoscience Canada. Archived from the original on 2018-05-05. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
  4. ^ "Documents" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2018-06-12. Retrieved 2018-03-04.

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