The Cenotaph

Halifax war memorial monument: north and west faces -7

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.


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
https://ns1763.ca/lunenco/chesmem.html


New Glasgow war memorial
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
https://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

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