MacCarthy’s Angels

To remember the hundreds of employees who died in the war, the Canadian Pacific Railway commissioned renowned sculptor Coeur de Lion MacCarthy in 1921 to create a special statue that would immortalize their lost colleagues and the sacrifice they made.

The result was the spectacular “Angel of Victory”

Three exact copies of the statue were made in bronze by the Henry -Bonnard Company and placed  at CP Rail stations in Montreal, Winnipeg and Vancouver.

Angel of Victory  at Windsor station in Montreal



About WW1monuments/Canada

Born in Toronto Canada, Richard is a graduate of Fine Arts from York University. He is currently completing a photo book that documents the most significant World War 1 monuments and memorial sites in Canada. The book is to be published in 2014.
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