From: "Canadian Men & Women of the Time 1912"
Ed. Henry James Morgan, Toronto, William Briggs, Richmond St. W., 1912
REID, Robert, sculptor
Born and educated in Scotland, he succeeded his uncle James Mavor, under whom he acquired a knowledge of the business, as head of the Montreal Sculpture and General Marble and Granite Works, now popularily known as the Robert R. Marble Works, Montreal.
His business has acquired a continental reputation. They have erected among many other works of similar character, the monument to James Lick, the California millionaire, in 1877, and later, the monument to Chief Bertram, Montreal, and the Latimer Soldiers' Monument, Granby, P.Q.
In 1867 he married Miss Eliza Ann McIntosh
Home: 388 Sherbrooke
St. W., Montreal
"A man of ripe experience,
knowledge and ability, with the power to produce characteristic designs
and beautiful artistic innovations" --- Montreal
See also: their daughter Helen Richmond Young REID
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