Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Dr Norman Bethune

This sculpture of Dr Norman Bethune is found outside of the Medical Science building at U of Toronto and is inspired by his legacy of bringing modern medicine to rural China many  years ago. The artist for this sculpture is David Pellettier and there are many sculpture of Bethune throughout China. You can read a bit more information HERE.

15 comments:

Tom said...

...he looks compassionate.

21 Wits said...

Quite interesting, and his statue is reflective!

The Padre said...

Way Cool - Dig This Shot

Cheers

Sharon said...

That's a wonderful sculpture. Reading the information about him it sounds like he was a true humanitarian.

William Kendall said...

It's a wonderful sculpture.

Annsterw said...

Awesome - thank you for sharing! Annster's Domain

Andy said...

He's hero to the people of China.

bill burke said...

A wonderful sculpture of a wonderful man.

Taken For Granted said...

Fine photo of this sculpture. How fine he was able to spread medical aid to so many people.

Kay said...

He sounds like a man who had great impact. Very nice that he has been honored.

Catalyst said...

A special statue of a great man.

eileeninmd said...

Hello,

He sounds like a great man, love the sculpture! Wishing you a great day!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Excellent tribute to a brilliant man Pat, interesting link ✨

Laura. M said...

Lindo homenaje.
Un abrazo.

Jenn said...

Very interesting, and someone I hadn't heard of before. Thanks!