The Cenotaph

Photographs of
Halifax
War Memorial

WW1     1914 – 1918
WW2     1939 – 1945
Korea     1950 – 1953


Grand Parade
Halifax

Nova Scotia


GPS location:   44°38'52"N   63°34'29"W



Plaque near the war memorial monument, Halifax
Plaque near the Halifax war memorial monument
Cenotaph: an empty tomb, a sepulchral monument erected
in honour of persons whose bodies are elsewhere


Halifax war memorial monument: east and north faces
Halifax war memorial monument, east and north faces


Halifax war memorial monument: inscriptions on the east and north faces
East Face inscription
Amiens
Arras
Canal du Nord
Cambrai


Halifax war memorial monument: south face
Halifax war memorial monument, south face


Halifax war memorial monument: upper inscription on the south face
Upper inscription on the south face
South Face inscription
Battle of Britain
Battle of the Atlantic
Sicily Landings
Ortona
Gothic Line
Normandy Landing
Falaise Gap
Battle of the Scheldt
Battle of the Rhineland
The Rhine Crossing


Halifax war memorial monument: lower inscription on the south face
Lower inscription on the south face


Halifax war memorial monument: north and west faces
Halifax war memorial monument, north and west faces


Halifax war memorial monument: inscriptions on the north and west faces
Inscriptions on the north and west faces
West Face inscription
Somme
Vimy
Ypres
Hill 70
Passchendaele


The above photographs were taken on 10 December 2002.






Links to Relevant Websites

Unveiling and Dedication of the Cenotaph, 1 July 1929
    http://www.halifax.ca/community/HalifaxCityHall/unveiling_cenotaph.html


Public Art: War Memorial - Cenotaph
    http://www.halifax.ca/Community/PublicArt/cenotaph.html


Cenotaph, Grand Parade by Mike Campbell
    http://www.mikecampbell.net/cenotaph.htm


John Massey Rhind
by Wikipedia

Other Sculptures by
John Massey Rhind
(1860-1936)

Chester war memorial Chester, Nova Scotia
    http://ns1763.ca/lunenco/chesmem.html


New Glasgow war memorial New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/newglaswar.html


National McKinley Birthplace Memorial Niles, Trumbull County, Ohio
William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States.
    http://www.sculpturecenter.org/oosi/sculpture.asp?SID=169


Grant's Tomb New York City
    http://www.grantstomb.org/ov3.html


Bust of Judge James Monroe Jackson, Sr. Parkersburg, West Virginia
    http://www.eg.bucknell.edu/~hyde/jackson/JamesMJackson.html


Moses Smiting the Rock Washington Park, Albany, New York
    http://www.albany.edu/~jg7712/isp523/neighborhood.html


Statue of Crawford W. Long
National Statuary Hall Collection, U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.
    http://www.aoc.gov/cc/art/nsh/long_c.cfm


Corning Memorial Fountain Hartford, Connecticut
    http://www.bushnellpark.org/Content/Corning_Fountain.asp


Statue of Stephen Girard Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia's greatest philanthropist
    http://www.philart.net/images/large/girard.jpg


Statue of Tedyuscung Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    http://www.philart.net/images/large/tedy1.jpg


Dr. Benjamin Franklin Stephenson Indiana Plaza, Washington, D.C.
    http://www.kittytours.org/thatman2/search.asp?subject=16


Apollo Fountain Georgian Court College, Lakewood, New Jersey
The Apollo Fountain, designed by John Massey Rhind, was a
birthday gift in 1902 for George Gould's wife...
    http://www.ettc.net/njarts/details.cfm?ID=347


Erskine Memorial Fountain Grant Park, Atlanta, Georgia
...Mrs. Ward commissioned New York sculptor J. Massey Rhind to
create a fountain that would serve as a public memorial to her father.
Rhind was a very distinguished artist. Commisssioned by William
Waldorf Astor, he had designed the famous memorial doors of
Trinity Church in New York in honor of Astor's deceased father.
Rhind came to Atlanta for the fountain's formal unveiling and was
on hand to receive compliments on his creation, which was then
considered to be one of Atlanta's most notable landmarks...
    http://gpconservancy.org/node/64


Statue of Peter Stuyvesant 866 Bergen Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey
    http://www.njcu.edu/programs/jchistory/
        Pages/S_Pages/Stuyvesant_Peter.htm


Cover of Carnegie Magazine, 1992 Carnegie Library, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
An early photo of two muses, part of the allegorical groups created by
sculptor John Massey Rhind as spirits presiding over The Carnegie.
    http://www.clpgh.org/exhibit/neighborhoods/oakland/oakcen12.html


View 1: Statue of Maj. Gen. Abner Doubleday Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
    http://www.gb1863.com/432.JPG

View 2: Statue of Maj. Gen. Abner Doubleday Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
    http://www.gb1863.com/433.JPG


One Hundred Broadway 100 Broadway, New York City
Prominently sited at the southeast corner of Broadway and Pine Street,
opposite Trinity Church, the building stands in the heart of the
New York financial district ... Clad in Maine granite, the
twenty-four story building features a rich neo-Renaissance
decorative scheme that incorporates Greek elements such as the
Ionic entrance colonnade and the severe classical sculptural figures,
designed by J. Massey Rhind, at the third story...
    http://www.100broadway.com/history.html







Photographs of War Memorials, Historic Monuments and Plaques in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1763.ca/remem/plaques.html



Halifax City Hall Halifax City Hall Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/cityhall.html


Memorial, unidentified dead, Halifax Explosion, 6 December 1917 Memorial, Unidentified Dead, Halifax Explosion 1917 Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/unidentified1917.html


Welsford-Parker monument Welsford-Parker monument, Crimean War Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/crimeamon.html


Plaque: Old Burying Ground Old Burying Ground plaque Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/oldburygnd.html


Fort Massey Cemetery, Halifax Fort Massey Cemetery Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/fortmasseycem.html


Sir William Alexander monument Sir William Alexander monument Victoria Park, Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/alexwill.html


Sir John Wentworth plaque Sir John Wentworth plaque Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/wentworthj.html


Alexander Keith monument Alexander Keith monument Camp Hill Cemetery, Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/keithal.html


Vincent Coleman tombstone Vincent Coleman tombstone Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/colemanpv.html


Captain James Cook monument Captain James Cook monument Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/cookjmon.html


Postal Service in Nova Scotia Postal Service in Nova Scotia Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/postservns.html


S.S. Atlantic 1873 memorial at Sandy Cove, Terence Bay S.S. Atlantic 1873: memorial at Sandy Cove Terence Bay
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/ssatlanhrm.html


Swissair Flight 111 Memorial, Whalesback Swissair Flight 111 Memorial Whalesback
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/swisswhale.html


Deadman's Island, Northwest Arm Deadman's Island Northwest Arm, Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/deadmansnd.html


Sailor's Statue, Sackville Landing Sailor's Statue, Sackville Landing Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/sailor-statue.html


Norwegian Memorial, Sackville Landing Norwegian memorial, Sackville Landing Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/norwayhfx.html


Last Post Fund veterans memorial, Halifax Last Post Fund veterans memorial Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/lastpostmem.html


Plaque, Duc d'Anville's 1746 Encampment at Chebucto Duc d'Anville's 1746 Encampment at Chebucto Rockingham
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/danvillemon.html


Shannon vs. Chesapeake plaque, Halifax Shannon vs. Chesapeake plaque, 1813 Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/shannon.html


Admiral Walter Hose plaque, Halifax Admiral Walter Hose plaque Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/admwhose.html


Hubbards war memorial Hubbards war memorial Hubbards
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/hubbmem.html


Seabright war memorial Seabright war memorial Seabright
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/seabrimem.html


Windsor Junction war memorial Windsor Junction war memorial Windsor Junction
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/windsorjctm.html


Mount Uniacke war memorial Mount Uniacke war memorial Mount Uniacke
    http://ns1763.ca/hantsco/uniacmem.html


Chester war memorial Chester war memorial Chester
    http://ns1763.ca/lunenco/chesmem.html


Norwegian war memorial at Chester Norwegian war memorial Chester
    http://ns1763.ca/lunenco/norchest.html


William Hall monument, Hantsport William Hall monument Hantsport
    http://ns1763.ca/hantsco/hallmem.html


1747 Attack at Grand Pre monument 1747 Attack at Grand Pre Monument Grand Pre
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/attack1747.html


Military Engineers Military Engineers Alderney Landing, Dartmouth
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/alderneylanding.html


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