Heritage Places of Adelaide

John Dowie's Three Rivers Fountain


Victoria Square ADELAIDE


State Heritage Place

The Three Rivers Fountains is of heritage significance because it demonstrates a high degree of creative, aesthetic and technical accomplishment, and because it was produced as a major work by a South Australian sculptor (John Dowie) of national standing at the height of his creative powers.

Listing Information

  • Date of Listing: 9 March 2012
  • Heritage Listing Criteria:

    Criteria E: it demonstrates a high degree of creative, aesthetic or technical accomplishment or is an outstanding representative of particular construction techniques or design characteristics;

    Criteria G: it has a special association with the life or work of a person or organisation or an event of historical importance.

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