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Conservation of Ottawa's Wellington Building ceiling mosaic

[06-08-2017] Watch a Youtube video overview of the conservation of a dramatic ceiling mosaic which is displayed in the lobby of the Wellington Building's main entrance. The mosaic was created by American muralist Barry Faulkner in 1927 for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. It consists of thousands of coloured glass tiles, and its theme symbolizes health and well-being. The mosaic was considered one of the finest designs of the era.