George Mowat Brass Rooster


Description
Creators:
George Mowat, Sculptor
Marion Susan Rodgman (nee Mowat)
, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Object
Item Type:
Decorations
Description:
This is an image of a brass rooster created by George Mowat in the early 1870s in order to fulfill an apprenticeship program in Glasgow, Scotland. George brought the rooster with him when he settled in Whitby in the late 19th century. The statue continues to be a prized possession of the Mowat family and belongs to Malcolm Mowat, grandson of George.
Notes:
George Mowat emigrated to Toronto in 1879 and later settled at Whitby. Both he and his son, Roderick, found employment at Martin Manufacturing Company (the Buckle Factory) in Whitby.
Date of Original:
ca.1870
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Mowat
Corporate Name(s):
Buckle Factory
Local identifier:
D2013_02_001
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8772488842973 Longitude: -78.9404874736023
Donor:
This image was uploaded with permission from Dave and Malcolm Mowat.
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Contact
Whitby Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

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George Mowat Brass Rooster


This is an image of a brass rooster created by George Mowat in the early 1870s in order to fulfill an apprenticeship program in Glasgow, Scotland. George brought the rooster with him when he settled in Whitby in the late 19th century. The statue continues to be a prized possession of the Mowat family and belongs to Malcolm Mowat, grandson of George.