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A Fountain in the Courtyard of the Hotel Ponce de Leon

A Fountain in the Courtyard of the Hotel Ponce de Leon

This fountain is located in the courtyard of the Hotel Ponce de Leon. There are terracotta frogs around the outer rim of the pool, and terracotta turtles at the the center of the pool. The fountain has a large central column, which is decorated with mosaicked tiles. At the top of the central column, there is a terracotta sphere, with sculpted lion faces on its surface. The surrounding building was the Hotel Ponce de Leon, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Galleries: Fountain, St. Augustine, St. Johns
Keywords: animal sculptures, courtyard, flagler college, fountain, hotel ponce de leon, saint augustine, sculpted lion faces, st. augustine, terracotta frogs, terracotta sphere, terracotta turtles
Photo Location: St. Augustine, Florida
Photographer: Dr. Roy Winkelman
Date of Photo: 10/08/2011
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.01
F Number: 14
Original Dimensions: 3744×4928
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 29°53'39.35"N 81°18'47.55"W
Picture Number: 18453