More InformationLocation: orphanage Theodorskirchplatz 7 (going through a big gate)
Artist: Balthasar Hüglin
In operation since: 1677 (figure) / water trough was changed in the meantime (Dated 1864)
History / Description: On the inscription of the plaque on the fountain column is to recognize who the construction of this beautiful fountain is due to. The water trough leans against the old building. This group of figures is a mother with three children. The female figure represents Caritas, a personification of the toiling love (caritas is latin for Charity, one of the 3 virtues).
Special: The fountain can only be visited in the day.