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Catalog Number 2016.12.2
Object Name Statue
Title Lion Statue from The Guelph Mercury Office
Year Range from 1945
Year Range to 1955
Description Lion statue from The Guelph Mercury office. Likely made with iron and cast from a mould. It is mostly a dark grey-ish black colour with accents of bronze. The lion is fairly lean and muscular with a large mane and is standing up with its mouth open. Its is standing on a rock formation that is slightly higher at the front. There is a small metal medallion attached near the back of the base that reads "made in Paris". Just below there is a word engraved into the base, "Remorus" (?). The enclosed bottom is covered in yellow paint with an opening at each end where it would have been secured.
People Thomson, Roy
Search Terms Guelph Mercury
Dimensions H-60 W-21 L-72 cm