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Encyclopedia > Ivor Lewis

Ivor Rhys Lewis (1882-1958) was a Canadian artist and business director.


Lewis was born in 1882 in Wales, but emigrated to Canada as a small boy. He trained as an artist at the Ontario School of Art, and was hired in the art department of the Eaton's department store chain in Toronto. In 1919, he was commissioned by his fellow Eaton's employees to create the noted life-size statue of Timothy Eaton, which was presented to the Eaton family in honour of the store's 50th anniversary. 1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... For an explanation of often confusing terms such as Great Britain, Britain, United Kingdom and England, see British Isles (terminology). ... The Ontario College of Art & Design is Ontarios premier school devoted entirely to art and design. ... Eatons was once Canadas largest department store retailer. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength City of Toronto, Ontario, Canadas Location. ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Eaton (disambiguation). ...


Lewis was an accomplished painter, and he was also known for creating the medallions on the Dr. William Young Memorial Fountain in Toronto's Kew Gardens. He was a noted actor and singer, and actively participated in Toronto's theatre scene.


He was made a director of the T. Eaton Co. Limited in 1942. Ivor Lewis died in 1958. This article is about the year. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


 
 

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