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  • White Silk Ribbon- c.1804
    White Silk Ribbon- c.1804
    Object       This white silk ribbon has a reverse weave with a sheen and plain area that is separated by a beaded weave. It is believed to have belonged to a United Empire Loyalist around 1804. This item can provide an understanding of the textiles used during the War of 1812 era.
    Object     This white silk ribbon has a reverse weave with a sheen and plain area that is separated by a beaded weave. It is believed to have belonged to a United ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Military Uniform Epaulet- c. 1812
    Military Uniform Epaulet- c. 1812
    Object       This gold braided epaulet, circa 1812, was worn as a decoration on part of a uniform. This epaulet is from the uniform of Captain Jacob A. Ball, who is believed to have been a Captain in the 1st Lincoln Militia during the War of 1812-1814. Jacob Ball shows up on ...
    Object     This gold braided epaulet, circa 1812, was worn as a decoration on part of a uniform. This epaulet is from the uniform of Captain Jacob A. Ball, who is believed ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Cuff Link- c.1800
    Cuff Link- c.1800
    Object       This cuff link consists of two oval medallions that are joined by a flat wire link, circa 1800.
    Object     This cuff link consists of two oval medallions that are joined by a flat wire link, circa 1800.
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Shako Plate- Royal Regiment of Artillery
    Shako Plate- Royal Regiment of Artillery
    Object       This is an officer’s gold plated shako plate. The design shows the Royal cipher surmounted by a crown and encircled by a belt that has “ROYAL REG. OF ARTILLERY” inscribed on it. This plate was found on the Camp Niagara grounds and is dated circa 1815. Further research in 2010 ...
    Object     This is an officer’s gold plated shako plate. The design shows the Royal cipher surmounted by a crown and encircled by a belt that has “ROYAL REG. OF ARTILLERY” inscribed ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Cloak Buckle of Capt. M. McLellan- c.1813
    Cloak Buckle of Capt. M. McLellan- c.1813
    Object       This brass buckle measures 6.5 cm and the pin is 3.6 x 4 cm. The buckle has a large hook and eye while the pin has a scalloped edge with a bow and arrow on it. There is also a hook on the back. Capt. M. McLellan died at the ...
    Object     This brass buckle measures 6.5 cm and the pin is 3.6 x 4 cm. The buckle has a large hook and eye while the pin has a scalloped edge with ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Metal Fragments of a Belgique Shako
    Metal Fragments of a Belgique Shako
    Object       These are the pieces of metal that are believed to be the remnants of three different Belgique shakos. The photo shows two shako outlines and 9 of the pieces are adhered to the paper in their proper places. One piece is adhered above the two sketches as well. One shako ...
    Object     These are the pieces of metal that are believed to be the remnants of three different Belgique shakos. The photo shows two shako outlines and 9 of the pieces are ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Military Plume from a Shako
    Military Plume from a Shako
    Object       This plume with red and white feathers and a wooden base would have been placed on a soldier’s shako. It is believed to have belonged to William Smith who was in the 1st Regiment of the Lincoln Militia during the War of 1812. The white and red plume was usually ...
    Object     This plume with red and white feathers and a wooden base would have been placed on a soldier’s shako. It is believed to have belonged to William Smith who was ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Cross Belt Plate
    Cross Belt Plate
    Object       This is a plate that would have been attached to a soldier’s cross belt. It is oval shaped with a rough upper surface. There are no clear markings on the inscribed. The reverse side has two knob-like buttons and a hook attached.
    Object     This is a plate that would have been attached to a soldier’s cross belt. It is oval shaped with a rough upper surface. There are no clear markings on the ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • British Light Infantry Belt Buckle
    British Light Infantry Belt Buckle
    Objectcomment       This is a brass belt buckle that was found in the town of Niagara. It is believed to have belonged to a member of the British light infantry or regular troops because of the lion’s head decoration. Further research in 2010 suggests it may be a whistle hook.
    Objectcomment     This is a brass belt buckle that was found in the town of Niagara. It is believed to have belonged to a member of the British light infantry or regular ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Belt Plate- Heavy Cavalry Officer
    Belt Plate- Heavy Cavalry Officer
    Object       This plate is believed to have been used between 1796 and 1828 for a Heavy Cavalry Officers’ waist belt. It is gilt with a silver crest that has “GR” in the centre, with a Hanoverian crown on top, and the banner “Dieu et mon droit” at the bottom, which is ...
    Object     This plate is believed to have been used between 1796 and 1828 for a Heavy Cavalry Officers’ waist belt. It is gilt with a silver crest that has “GR” in ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Trinket Woven Basket- c. 1800
    Trinket Woven Basket- c. 1800
    Object       This woven basket includes a lid, which measures 14.5cm x 9cm. The bottom of the basket is lined with newspapers. It is unknown who created this basket, but it was last owned by Mrs. W. Richardson and the approximate date of creation is c. 1800.
    Object     This woven basket includes a lid, which measures 14.5cm x 9cm. The bottom of the basket is lined with newspapers. It is unknown who created this basket, but it was ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Log Portion from Log Cabin
    Log Portion from Log Cabin
    Object       This log is a piece of a log house that stood at the north corner of Johnson and Regent streets in Niagara-on-the-Lake. The log is rounded and covered with bark on two sides. The cabin that this log belonged to was not entirely burned when the Americans burned Niagara in ...
    Object     This log is a piece of a log house that stood at the north corner of Johnson and Regent streets in Niagara-on-the-Lake. The log is rounded and covered with bark ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Sewing Sampler by Margaret Stewart- 1812
    Sewing Sampler by Margaret Stewart- 1812
    Object       This sampler was sewn by Margaret Stewart in the year 1812. The sampler is inscribed "God save the king". The phrase sewn on the sampler is "When danger threats the soldier cot and cruel cares assail it affection smiles shall soothe his lot or bid him not bewail it". The ...
    Object     This sampler was sewn by Margaret Stewart in the year 1812. The sampler is inscribed "God save the king". The phrase sewn on the sampler is "When danger threats the ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Dinner Plate- 1796-1801
    Dinner Plate- 1796-1801
    Object       This china plate has a red, green and gold floral pattern with a pearl patterned border design. The plate also has a white glaze and is possibly a modern copy. This plate is part of the Mrs.E.J. Thompson collection and is dated 1796-1801.
    Object     This china plate has a red, green and gold floral pattern with a pearl patterned border design. The plate also has a white glaze and is possibly a modern copy. ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Davenport Willow Pattern Platter- c. 1800
    Davenport Willow Pattern Platter- c. 1800
    Object       This platter has a Davenport Willow pattern of blue and white. It is oval and features an Oriental scene. The Davenport logo (an anchor) is incised into the glaze of the platter.
    Object     This platter has a Davenport Willow pattern of blue and white. It is oval and features an Oriental scene. The Davenport logo (an anchor) is incised into the glaze of ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Empire Design Sugar Bowl- 1815
    Empire Design Sugar Bowl- 1815
    Object       This sugar bowl is an empire design with a white porcelain pedestal that is supported by claw feet. It has small decorative floral sprigs, gilt trim and small faces on the relief around the bowl. The lid is of the same design but is missing the knob. This item is ...
    Object     This sugar bowl is an empire design with a white porcelain pedestal that is supported by claw feet. It has small decorative floral sprigs, gilt trim and small faces on ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Porcelain Saucer- c. 1810
    Porcelain Saucer- c. 1810
    Object       This is a white bone porcelain saucer, circa 1810, that has a hand painted ring of pink flowers, blue trim and a green and orange pattern around the edge. Marks on the item include “New Hall 1901”.
    Object     This is a white bone porcelain saucer, circa 1810, that has a hand painted ring of pink flowers, blue trim and a green and orange pattern around the edge. Marks ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Leaf Shaped Plate- c. 1812
    Leaf Shaped Plate- c. 1812
    Objectcomment       This is a leaf-shaped plate with a dark brown glaze. It is also decorated with a grape leaf pattern. The artist was Joseph Thomas, Wooden Box Pottery, Derbyshire. The plate is reported to have belonged to Mrs. G. Lawe, a United Empire Loyalist, during the War of 1812. .
    Objectcomment     This is a leaf-shaped plate with a dark brown glaze. It is also decorated with a grape leaf pattern. The artist was Joseph Thomas, Wooden Box Pottery, Derbyshire. The plate ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • China Bowl- C. 1810
    China Bowl- C. 1810
    Object       This china bowl, circa 1810, is believed to have belonged to Mrs. Lawrence of Lawrenceville, currently Virgil, Ontario. The oval design is a ginger bowl with a blue willow pattern with a two sided willow slip transfer. Unfortunately, the lid is missing.
    Object     This china bowl, circa 1810, is believed to have belonged to Mrs. Lawrence of Lawrenceville, currently Virgil, Ontario. The oval design is a ginger bowl with a blue willow pattern ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
  • Porcelain Sauceboat- c.1800
    Porcelain Sauceboat- c.1800
    Object       This china sauceboat has a blue and white Oriental design and decorative border. It is octagonal in shape and the handle is on the lid. It also has an indentation for a serving spoon. This item would be an example of the type of china used during the War of ...
    Object     This china sauceboat has a blue and white Oriental design and decorative border. It is octagonal in shape and the handle is on the lid. It also has an indentation ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Historical Society Museum
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