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Walter Seymour Allward

Walter Seymour Allward (1876-1955) was a Canadian sculptor, born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, who created many works, but, was probably most famous for the Vimy Ridge Memorial. A project which started in 1921 and was completed in 1936. He is also the creator of the truth and justice statues outside of the Supreme Court of Canada. This was meant as a memorial to King Edward VII. He first worked as a draughtsman for a architectural firm then he modelled terra cotta decorative panels for the Don Valley Brick Company.

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