(Metal plaque on front of base, raised:) THIS MEMORIAL FOUNTAIN/HAS BEEN DONATED TO THE/OCEAN SPRINGS HOSPITAL/BY THE/HOSPITAL AUXILIARY/1987 Sculpture is a tree stump with magnolia blossoms, leaves, and a large eagle with outstretched wings. unsigned
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Fountain featuring a magnolia tree trunk with a few blooms. A small bird is emerging from a hole near the top of the trunk. An osprey with outstretched wings rests on a branch of the tree. Water pours out of the branch and the osprey's proper right wing into the basin the trunk sits in. Reedy grasses sprout near the trunk.
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums