George Edward Wade
|George Edward Wade|
Wade working on statue of John A. Macdonald
|Died||5 February 1933 (Aged 80)|
In 1929 Wade had two works dedicated in London, to Catherine and William Booth. He was the first General of the Salvation Army and she was the "Army Mother." Mrs. Booth presents a "serene and matronly figure", while he is "an Old Testament figure with eyes ablaze, beard flowing, finger pointing, medals mustered, and a small prayer book in his hand."
- Bust of Ignacy Jan Paderewski 1891
- “500 copies of his likeness of the pianist Paderewski went out to America alone.
- The Macdonald Monument, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 1895
- Queen Victoria, Colombo, Sri Lanka 1897
- Lady Henry Somerset’s Children’s Fountain, London, 1897 (stolen 1971 and replaced by a copy in 1991)
- McKay, James, The Dictionary of Sculptors in Bronze, Antique Collectors Club, London, 1995
- Darke, Jo, ‘’The Monument Guide to England and Wales; A National Portrait in Bronze and Stone’’, photographs by Jorge Lewinski and Mayotte Magnus, a MacDonald Illustrated Book, London, 1991 p, 72-73