I've passed this statue many times but never took the time to see it up close and personal. Very beautiful. An angel taking a fallen soldier to the heavens. The CPR commissioned three of the statues, called "Winged Angel", from Montreal Sculptor Coeur de Lion MacCarthy to commemorate the 1,116 employees it lost in WWI. Statues were unveiled in 1922 in Winnipeg, Montréal and Vancouver. The Winnipeg Angel started out at the CPR site at Higgins and Main and is now situated on the front lawn of…
Sculpture composition at the facade of the Opera Garnier, Paris
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Angel of the Resurrection ~ marble statue before the tomb of the Oneto family, sculpted by Giulio Monteverde, c.1882. Sometimes called the Monteverde angel. Cimitero monumentale di Staglieno, Genoa, Italy #cemetery #monument
Peroor Temple, near Coimbatore. Third carved pillar in centre aisle. Shiva Print from an album of 44 albumen prints by Edmund David Lyon, 1870. British Library
Great Books. The Top Ten, instalment 1. Ovid.
It is a weblog classic to do a top ten of the books that changed your life. And I like a good classic – as my list will show. Because I will of course make a list. I like lists. I love them. …