THE HEAD TAX MONUMENT
A PHOTO RECORD
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STAGE 1

THE SKETCH

Original artist sketch of the proposed monument


STAGE 2

ICE SCULPTURE
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Ice Photos by Don Dilley
Ice Sculpture of the proposed monument at Brandon City Hall ~ WinterFest January 2010


STAGE 3

Monument Construction Progress ~ December 2010
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Renowned bronze sculptor Peter Sawatsky and monument designer Kenny Choy
Prototype of the monument before adding detail and casting at the Sawatsky Art Studios in Glenboro
 


STAGE 4
January 2011
Detail Added to Side B

"In Remembrance of Our Ancestors"

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Chinese characters added to the prototype of the monument before casting at the Sawatsky Art Studios in Glenboro


STAGE 5
Detail Added to Side A
March 2011


STAGE 6
Ready for Casting
April 2011

Clay Mould of the two sides of the Monument

Monument Symbolism Explained

Chinese Head Tax Plaques

 


STAGE 7
Installing the Base
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Mounting the Monument


 


STAGE 8
The Unveiling Ceremony ~ Sunday, June 26, 2011
Brandon Municipal Cemetery

View Hundreds of Photos of the Ceremony at:
PHOTO GALLERIES


1. Preparation

2. Dedication

3. Faces I

4. Faces II

5. Monument  I

6. Monument II

7. Food I

8. Food II
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Contact:
Sue-On Hillman

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