MOMA MARKOVICH CAPTURED ONTARIO’S TRANSPORTATION HISTORY – ONE PAINTING AT A TIME

There was plenty of subject matter, and painter MOMA MARKOVICH (1902-1977) took full advantage of it. During a 15-year career with Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation (MTO), the Serbian-born artist created 200 works detailing the province’s famous roads and bridges<PAVING HIGHWAY 11 near Harty Cochrane District><‘PLANK ROAD – The Smooth Roadway><QUEEN ELIZABETH WAY, Canada’s first super highway><DE HAVILLAND BEAVER, the first all-metal bush plane designed & built in Canada><Nipigon Junction of Highway 17 and Hwy 11>

<IMAGE ABOVE – ‘Carrying Place’, Humber River> One hundred of MOMA MARKOVICH’s paintings are in the Archives of Ontario.To see works on other subject matter from the Archives’ vast collection go to http://www.archives.gov.on.ca