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  • Sir Isaac Brock Commemorative Half-Penny Token
    Sir Isaac Brock Commemorative Half-Penny Token
    Objectcomment       Half-penny token struck for general circulation in Upper Canada, about 1816. The token is one of a few issues which commemorate Sir Issac Brock. The name Brock is misspelled "Brook" on this token. The other side bears the picture of a sailing vessel and the motto "Success to the Commerce ...
    Objectcomment     Half-penny token struck for general circulation in Upper Canada, about 1816. The token is one of a few issues which commemorate Sir Issac Brock. The name Brock is misspelled "Brook" ...
    1812 History
    Brock University Archives
  • Brown Bess Musket
    Brown Bess Musket
    Object       This original Brown Bess musket is an East India Pattern musket (3rd model) as it has a 39 inch barrel, a brass side plate on the opposite side of the lock and has no tail to it. The tang on the butt plate is also short. The lock mechanism reveals ...
    Object     This original Brown Bess musket is an East India Pattern musket (3rd model) as it has a 39 inch barrel, a brass side plate on the opposite side of the ...
    1812 History
    Brock University Archives
  • Portsmouth Oracle, 12 February 1814, Vol. 25 No. 21
    Portsmouth Oracle, 12 February 1814, Vol. 25 No. 21
    Object       Volumes of interest were published between 1812 and 1815 with articles about the War of 1812.
    Object     Volumes of interest were published between 1812 and 1815 with articles about the War of 1812.
    1812 History
    Brock University Archives
  • Chair- c.1812
    Chair- c.1812
    Objectcomment       A chair given to Manley Ball by the British Government for services rendered.
    Objectcomment     A chair given to Manley Ball by the British Government for services rendered.
    1812 History
    Jordan Historical Museum
  • Military General Service Medal
    Military General Service Medal
    Object       The Military General Service Medal was not authorized until 1847, 34 years after the last battle it commemorates due to the objections of Wellington. Queen Victoria is depicted on the reverse of the medal, eventhough she was only a girl at the time of the fighting. In order for soldiers ...
    Object     The Military General Service Medal was not authorized until 1847, 34 years after the last battle it commemorates due to the objections of Wellington. Queen Victoria is depicted on the ...
    1812 History
    St. Catharines Museum
  • Waterloo Medal
    Waterloo Medal
    Object       This was the first group of medals issued by the British Government to all soldiers present at a battle, even to those who were below the rank of Officer. In the past only the commanding General was awarded medals. It was issued in 1815 for the Battle of Waterloo. This ...
    Object     This was the first group of medals issued by the British Government to all soldiers present at a battle, even to those who were below the rank of Officer. In ...
    1812 History
    St. Catharines Museum
  • Flintlock Pistol
    Flintlock Pistol
    Object       This type of Flintlock Pistol was used during the War of 1812. The pistol is 6 3/4 inches from the stock to the end of the barrel. The barrel itself is metal and is 2 3/4 inch long with a 1/2 inch diameter. The pistol has a wooden handle, trigger ...
    Object     This type of Flintlock Pistol was used during the War of 1812. The pistol is 6 3/4 inches from the stock to the end of the barrel. The barrel itself ...
    1812 History
    St. Catharines Museum
  • Long Service and Good Conduct Medal
    Long Service and Good Conduct Medal
    Object       The Long Service and Good Conduct Medal was issued by the British Government. The medal was instituted in 1830 and was awarded to soldiers for exemplary conduct for 21 years service in the infantry and 24 years in the cavalry. This medal was issued to Sergeant Angus Cooke, who lived ...
    Object     The Long Service and Good Conduct Medal was issued by the British Government. The medal was instituted in 1830 and was awarded to soldiers for exemplary conduct for 21 years ...
    1812 History
    St. Catharines Museum
  • Large Copper Powder Flask
    Large Copper Powder Flask
    Object       This large copper powder flask has a brass rim and spout at the top. Below the spout is marked "Dixon & Sons", the Manufacturer. The spout is marked: "DRAMS 4 1/2 4 1/2 4 3 3/4 3 1/2. Below the spout is a lever to open. There are also four ...
    Object     This large copper powder flask has a brass rim and spout at the top. Below the spout is marked "Dixon & Sons", the Manufacturer. The spout is marked: "DRAMS 4 ...
    1812 History
    Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
  • Sir Isaac Brock Bust
    Sir Isaac Brock Bust
    Object       A terra cotta bust of Sir Isaac Brock in a uniform with lettering at the base.
    Object     A terra cotta bust of Sir Isaac Brock in a uniform with lettering at the base.
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Sir Isaac Brock Bust
    Sir Isaac Brock Bust
    Objectcomment       A terra cotta bust of Sir Isaac Brock in a uniform with lettering at the base.
    Objectcomment     A terra cotta bust of Sir Isaac Brock in a uniform with lettering at the base.
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • British Long Land Musket
    British Long Land Musket
    Objectcomment       This type of musket was produced by the British government from circa 1793-1815 and would have been used during the War of 1812. A long gun, 54 1/2 inches from stock to butt. The stock and butt of the gun are carved from walnut. The long barrel is metal and ...
    Objectcomment     This type of musket was produced by the British government from circa 1793-1815 and would have been used during the War of 1812. A long gun, 54 1/2 inches from ...
    1812 History
    St. Catharines Museum
  • Miniature Portrait of Captain John Brock
    Miniature Portrait of Captain John Brock
    ObjectImage       A miniature portrait of Captain John Brock, 81st Regiment of Foot. There is an inscription on parchment attached to the reverse which reads “Major Gen. Sir Isaac Brock Lieut. Govenor of Upper Canada Fell at Queenston Heights on 13th Oct 1812” “The Hero of Canada”. Above this inscription is a ...
    ObjectImage     A miniature portrait of Captain John Brock, 81st Regiment of Foot. There is an inscription on parchment attached to the reverse which reads “Major Gen. Sir Isaac Brock Lieut. Govenor ...
    1812 History
    Brock University Archives
  • Replica of the "Brock War Club"
    Replica of the "Brock War Club"
    ImageObject       War of 1812 (replica) of a War Club named "The Brock War Club". It is believed that a member of the Allies used the original in battle with General Isaac Brock.
    ImageObject     War of 1812 (replica) of a War Club named "The Brock War Club". It is believed that a member of the Allies used the original in battle with General Isaac ...
    1812 History
    Six Nations Public Library
  • Relief on Laura Secord Monument, Queenston Heights
    Relief on Laura Secord Monument, Queenston Heights
    ImageObject       Photograph of the raised cast relief of Laura Secord on the Laura Secord Monument located at Queenston Heights historic park.
    ImageObject     Photograph of the raised cast relief of Laura Secord on the Laura Secord Monument located at Queenston Heights historic park.
    1812 History
    Six Nations Public Library
  • Red Jacket(Sagoyewatha)Belt
    Red Jacket(Sagoyewatha)Belt
    ImageObject       Wampum belt giver to the Chiefs at Grand River to support a plea for neutrality in 1812. In June of 1812, Seneca, Onondaga and Cayuga Chiefs living at Buffalo Creek came to a council at Grand River. Their motive was to secure a pledge of neutrality on behalf of all ...
    ImageObject     Wampum belt giver to the Chiefs at Grand River to support a plea for neutrality in 1812. In June of 1812, Seneca, Onondaga and Cayuga Chiefs living at Buffalo Creek ...
    1812 History
    Six Nations Public Library
  • Wampum Collection - Pitts River Museum, England - Taken by Horatio Hale, Anthropologist, 1871.
    Wampum Collection - Pitts River Museum, England - Taken by Horatio Hale, Anthropologist, 1871.
    ImageObject       Image of Wampum Collection - Pitts River Museum, England - Taken by Horatio Hale, Anthropologist, 1871. Photograph taken in Brantford, Ontario, on September 14, 1871. Horatio Hale, who made these pictures, said that the zones were divided into groups. He was told that the five zones in the group left ...
    ImageObject     Image of Wampum Collection - Pitts River Museum, England - Taken by Horatio Hale, Anthropologist, 1871. Photograph taken in Brantford, Ontario, on September 14, 1871. Horatio Hale, who made these ...
    1812 History
    Six Nations Public Library
  • Photo of the Pledge of the Crown Belt (a.k.a.Claus Wampum Belt - War of 1812 Peace Wampum Belt)
    Photo of the Pledge of the Crown Belt (a.k.a.Claus Wampum Belt - War of 1812 Peace Wampum Belt)
    ImageObject       Photo of the Pledge of the Crown Belt (a.k.a.Claus Wampum Belt - War of 1812 Peace Wampum Belt). Est. Length: 34.25 inches (Cordage). Col. William Claus, Deputy Superintendant of Indian Affairs, presented this belt to the Six Nations after the War of 1812. It was a pledge by the Crown ...
    ImageObject     Photo of the Pledge of the Crown Belt (a.k.a.Claus Wampum Belt - War of 1812 Peace Wampum Belt). Est. Length: 34.25 inches (Cordage). Col. William Claus, Deputy Superintendant of Indian ...
    1812 History
    Six Nations Public Library
  • Treaty of Ghent Snuff Box
    Treaty of Ghent Snuff Box
    ImageObject       Photograph of a two-piece round snuff box of black-enamel, with a lacquered, transfer-image of four military figures and an Indian who oversees the signing of the Treaty of Ghent.
    ImageObject     Photograph of a two-piece round snuff box of black-enamel, with a lacquered, transfer-image of four military figures and an Indian who oversees the signing of the Treaty of Ghent.
    1812 History
    Six Nations Public Library
  • Model Canoe Representing Chief's Canoe in War of 1812
    Model Canoe Representing Chief's Canoe in War of 1812
    ImageObject       Image of a model representing a Chief's Canoe in War of 1812, created by Jean-Baptiste Assiginack, an Odawa chief, who was a veteran of the War of 1812. After the war, he worked as a translator for the Indian Department and was an influential voice for his people in their ...
    ImageObject     Image of a model representing a Chief's Canoe in War of 1812, created by Jean-Baptiste Assiginack, an Odawa chief, who was a veteran of the War of 1812. After the ...
    1812 History
    Six Nations Public Library
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