|Drinking fountain at base of the Crimean Monument, Moorhead, numbered prior to removal. Given to the city in 1859 by John Brown, former Lord Mayor and Master Cutler|
The photograph shows the stone blocks numbered for dismantling and subsequent re-assembly.Information from: and Guide to Sheffield 1903and by The Ancient Order of Forresters. Ref: 914. 274 S. and Erected in Memory of the Sheffield soldiers and sailors whose lives were lost in The Crimea. The guns at the base of the monument were captured from the Russians. This striking monument is a column standing on a pedestal of Darley Dale stone, and surmounted by a statue of our late beloved Queen Victoria, as and Honour.and The funds were raised by public subscription. The foundation stone was laid by the Duke of Cambridge.and
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