Iconic Parisian fountains donated by generous Brit

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The Wallace water fountains are an iconic part of Paris architecture, and were given to the city by a rich British philanthropist, Sir Richard Wallace.

The city is so attached to these fountains, there was outcry when it was thought they were going to be replaced by modern drinking fountains earlier this year. Paris City Hall quickly confirmed that the forty modern ones installed in May with mister ...

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