Emily Carr Statue

Government ST and Belleville ST Victoria BC .

    This bronze statue honors the renowned Canadian artist Emily Carr, ensuring that Victoria’s famous citizen is commemorated in her hometown. The Parks and Recreation Foundation of Victoria commissioned the statue from gifted sculptor Barbara Paterson. The monument features a seated Emily Carr with her sketchpad. Emily’s Javanese monkey ‘Woo’ perches on her shoulder and her dog ‘Billie’ stands nearby. The statue was erected along Victoria’s Harbourfront on the grounds of the Fairmount Empress Hotel was unveiled during Women’s History Month in Canada, on October 13th, 2010. For more information, please email Tourism Victoria’s Visitor Centre at [email protected], or phone 250-953-2033 or toll-free 800-663-3883.

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    Destination Greater Victoria is honoured to be based on the traditional territory of the Lekwungen-speaking peoples of the Songhees Nation and the Esquimalt Nation, whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.