George William Hill (sculptor)

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George William Hill
Born 1862
Shipton, Eastern Townships, Quebec, Canada
Died 1934
Nationality Canadian
Known for sculptor

George William Hill (born in Shipton, Eastern Townships, Quebec in 1862 – dead in 1934) was a Canadian sculptor. He was known as one of Canada's foremost sculptor during the first half of the 20th century, because of the numerous public memorials he made.[1] He was a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts[2]

Works[edit]

  • War Memorial, Harbord Collegiate School,286 Harbord St., Toronto, Ontario
  • War Memorial, Pictou, Nova Scotia
  • War Memorial, Westmount, Montreal, Quebec
  • War Memorial, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Monument to Sir George-Étienne Cartier in front of Mount Royal during winter in Montreal (1919)
Boer War Monument, George William Hill, Victoria Park, London, Ontario

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rosalind M. Pepall. "The Architecture of Edward & W.S. Maxwell: Craftsmen and Decorative Artists". http://cac.mcgill.ca/maxwells/. Retrieved August 22, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Members since 1880". Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. Retrieved 11 September 2013.