Submitted by Kate on Jun, 14
Guild Park and Gardens - Musidora Sculpture and Provincial Panels
Musidora by Marshal Wood, Famous British Sculpture. One of the earliest examples of public art in Toronto. Marble figure of a woman.
How is this object or story important to you?
They are not being preserved or cared for. Their story will bring the history of the park to the public's attention.
What does it add to the story of Toronto?
The panels were sculpted by famous Canadian artists like Frances Loring and Emanuel Hahn. They are symbolic of each province and the history of architecture in Toronto.
How did you acquire it?
Probably acquired by Rosa and Spencer Clark before they began collecting salvageed architectural fragments like the Provincial Panels from demolished builddings in downtown toronto
How old do you think it is?
70 - 100 years