Art: Peace Arch

On Armistice Day 1918, with the bells still ringing in his ears, Sculptor George Grey Barnard vowed to devote the rest of his life to a great memorial to the men who died in war and to the women who bore them. In the ensuing months the project clarified in his mind as a gigantic arch, over 100 ft. high, with a mosaic rainbow at its summit. Though few people were interested in helping him build it, Sculptor Barnard was not discouraged. His art had given him an international reputation and a comfortable...

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