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.
Copyright Statement
This item is protected by the Canadian Copyright Act and is intended for one-time use only. Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). It is your responsibility for obtaining these permissions.
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.