Administered by Santa Barbara County Santa Barbara Arts Commission P. O. Box 2369 Santa Barbara California 93120
Located Sterns Wharf State & Cabrillo, at foot of Sterns Wharf Santa Barbara California
1982 or 1985
Save Outdoor Sculpture, California survey, 1995.
Image on file.
(Plaque, in front of basin:) To Commemorate the Bicentennial/of the City of Santa Barbara/1782-1982/Sheila Lodge, Mayor/Constructed with public donations/by the Trust for Preservation/of the Santa Barbara Waterfront/Thomas A. Long, President/Benefactors/Emily W. DeWare, major donor/Elsie C. Miles City of Santa Barbara/Trust for Preservation/of the Santa Barbara Waterfront/The Bicentennial Friendship Fountain/Erected 1985/ARCHITECT: GILBERT GARCIA SCULPTOR: JAMES BOTTOMS
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Fountain with three bronze dolphins. The dolphins are vertically oriented with their tails meeting at the bottom. The largest dolphin is in the middle and the smallest dolphin is on the left. The round basin has a mound-like form in the center from which water spouts, just below the dolphins.