Neighbourhood - Commemorative and public art

Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine


Inscriptions

Engraved on the document held by La Fontaine:

RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT

Engraved on the front of the pedestal:

TO

SIR LOUIS HIPPOLYTE

LA FONTAINE

1807 1864

FATHER

OF

RESPONSIBLE

GOVERNMENT,

DEFENDER

OF THE

FRENCH LANGUAGE

HIS GRATEFUL

COMPATRIOTS

1930

Engraved on the left side of the pedestal:

LIBERTY

Engraved on the right side of the pedestal:

LEGISLATION

Engraved on the back of the pedestal:

COURAGE

HH

JRS

INAUGURATED SEPTEMBER 28, 1930

BY

THE HONOURABLE H.G. CARROLL

LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR.

HIS WORSHIP CAMILLIEN HOUDE

MAYOR OF MONTREAL

MONUMENT EXECUTIVE

DR. EUDORE DUBEAU - PRESIDENT.

VICTOR MORIN - L.A. RIVET - C.A. MARSAN

LEON TREPANIER - RAOUL LACROIX

LUDGER GRAVEL - TREASURER