Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Queen Victoria Monument, Victoria Park, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada


Description
Creator:
Photogelatine Engraving Company Limited, Producer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
Coloured postcard of Queen Victoria Monument in Victoria Park, Kitchener, Ontario.
Notes:
The statue was sculpted by Cavaliere Raffaele Zaccaquini of Rome, Italy. It finished its overseas journey from Rome by train and arrived in Berlin on 20 October 1910. The base was constructed by Braun's Marble Works of Berlin by late 1909 and consisted of 36 slabs of Stanstead granite from Quebec, mounted on a cement foundation. The statue was formally dedicated, in a public ceremony, on 29 May 1911 by the Governor-General Earl Grey.

Postcard is encased in mylar sleeve.
Inscriptions:
Front: Queen Victoria Monument, Victoria Park, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada - 37.

Reverse: Photogelatine Engraving Co., Limited Toronto.
Date of Original:
[after 1916]
Date Of Event:
[after 1916]
Dimensions:
Width: 13.7 cm
Height: 8.8 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 13.1cm
Image Height: 8.3cm
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Zaccaquini, Cavaliere Raffaele ; Zaccagnini, Cavaliere Raffaele ; Zaccagnini, Raphael
Local identifier:
P007062
Collection:
Waterloo Historical Society
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4471862942117 Longitude: -80.4975128173828
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Terms of Use:
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
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Queen Victoria Monument, Victoria Park, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada


Coloured postcard of Queen Victoria Monument in Victoria Park, Kitchener, Ontario.