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  • Major General Aeneas Shaw House 1776-1796 - Mary Shaw
    Major General Aeneas Shaw House 1776-1796 - Mary Shaw
    Image       This image is part of a series of drawings done by Mary Shaw, the sixth daughter and 11th child of Hon. Aeneas Shaw. Aeneas Shaw was the first settler of York and participated in the War of 1812. It is a pen and ink grey wash sketch and measures (framed) ...
    Image     This image is part of a series of drawings done by Mary Shaw, the sixth daughter and 11th child of Hon. Aeneas Shaw. Aeneas Shaw was the first settler of ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Navy Hall at Niagara- from the River 1792- Mary Shaw
    Navy Hall at Niagara- from the River 1792- Mary Shaw
    Image       This image is part of a series of drawings done by Mary Shaw, the sixth daughter and 11th child of Hon. Aeneas Shaw. Aeneas Shaw was the first settler of York and participated in the War of 1812. It is a pen and ink grey wash sketch and measures (framed) ...
    Image     This image is part of a series of drawings done by Mary Shaw, the sixth daughter and 11th child of Hon. Aeneas Shaw. Aeneas Shaw was the first settler of ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Brock Monument
    Brock Monument
    Image       A coloured print of Brock’s Monument. At the bottom is written: “TO SIR ISAAC BROCK, K.B. ON QUEENSTON HEIGHTS, UPPER CANADA, INAUGURATED 13TH OCTOBER LAST-“ Size: (framed) 46 cm l., 34 cm w
    Image     A coloured print of Brock’s Monument. At the bottom is written: “TO SIR ISAAC BROCK, K.B. ON QUEENSTON HEIGHTS, UPPER CANADA, INAUGURATED 13TH OCTOBER LAST-“ Size: (framed) 46 cm l., ...
    1812 History
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  • York Gazette Newspaper- October 17, 1812
    York Gazette Newspaper- October 17, 1812
    Text       This original copy of the newspaper includes an article with a short description of the victory attained at Queenston. (an account of the Battle of Queenston Heights). Size (Framed): 41.2 X 55.2 CM
    Text     This original copy of the newspaper includes an article with a short description of the victory attained at Queenston. (an account of the Battle of Queenston Heights). Size (Framed): 41.2 ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Portrait of Jacob Brown- 1862
    Portrait of Jacob Brown- 1862
    Image       This is a print of a portrait of Jacob Brown. At the bottom it states “From the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers Johnson Fry & Co., Publishers. New York. Entered according to an Act of Congress AD 1862 by Johnson Fry & Co. in the ...
    Image     This is a print of a portrait of Jacob Brown. At the bottom it states “From the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers Johnson Fry & ...
    1812 History
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  • Royal Marines Button- 1814
    Royal Marines Button- 1814
    Object       This is the uniform button of the Royal Marines. There is a raised anchor in the centre with a laurel wreath around the bottom half and the name of the regiment across the top. The metal button is 2cm in diameter and was possibly gilded. The first and second battalion ...
    Object     This is the uniform button of the Royal Marines. There is a raised anchor in the centre with a laurel wreath around the bottom half and the name of the ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Plain Officer's Buttons c. 1812
    Plain Officer's Buttons c. 1812
    Object       These are plain Officers’ buttons believed to be from the War of 1812.
    Object     These are plain Officers’ buttons believed to be from the War of 1812.
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    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry Button- c. 1812
    Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry Button- c. 1812
    Object       A uniform button of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. There is a raised design of a lion in the center standing on a length of cord with one leg pointed upward. There is also a crown at the top and the name of the regiment on a band around the outside ...
    Object     A uniform button of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. There is a raised design of a lion in the center standing on a length of cord with one leg pointed upward. ...
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  • British Shako Plate- c. 1811
    British Shako Plate- c. 1811
    Objectcomment       This is a shako plate for an 1811 model or stovepipe shako. It is broken in five places so it is fastened together with straight pins to a piece of cardboard. It has the GR cipher of George III in the center with a raised outer edge.
    Objectcomment     This is a shako plate for an 1811 model or stovepipe shako. It is broken in five places so it is fastened together with straight pins to a piece of ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • White Leather Sword Belt
    White Leather Sword Belt
    Object       A military sword belt that is made of white leather with a brass buckle. The buckle has an inscription which states “ E.B. Tupper” in script.
    Object     A military sword belt that is made of white leather with a brass buckle. The buckle has an inscription which states “ E.B. Tupper” in script.
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Military Cockade c.1812-1814
    Military Cockade c.1812-1814
    Object       This is a military cockade that is made up of black pleated material and measures 7 cm in diameter. It has six rows that gather in the center with a small brass button. It was placed on the side of a hat worn by James Thompson of Whirlpool farm in ...
    Object     This is a military cockade that is made up of black pleated material and measures 7 cm in diameter. It has six rows that gather in the center with a ...
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    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Black Leather Sword Belt c. 1812-1814
    Black Leather Sword Belt c. 1812-1814
    Object       This is a sword belt made of black leather with five large brass lion heads and four smaller lion heads on the buckles.
    Object     This is a sword belt made of black leather with five large brass lion heads and four smaller lion heads on the buckles.
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • 6th Regiment of Foot Cross Belt Plate- c.1812-1814
    6th Regiment of Foot Cross Belt Plate- c.1812-1814
    Objectcomment       This is the cross belt plate of the 6th Regiment of Foot (1st Warwickshire). It is oval shaped with “1st. Warwickshire” engraved around the edge. In the centre is an antelope with one foreleg raised and a chain at the neck falling to the ground. Just below this is engraved ...
    Objectcomment     This is the cross belt plate of the 6th Regiment of Foot (1st Warwickshire). It is oval shaped with “1st. Warwickshire” engraved around the edge. In the centre is an ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Regiment De Watteville Cross Belt Plate
    Regiment De Watteville Cross Belt Plate
    Object       This rectangular brass cross belt plate is stamped with a crown and “GR” cipher with an inscription: “MAIDA” (above crown) and “Reg. de. Watteville” (below cipher) This was a regiment of Swiss mercenaries in the British Service. Commanding officers included Abraham-Louis-Charles de Watteville (May-September 1813), Carl Vicktor Fischer (October 1813-December ...
    Object     This rectangular brass cross belt plate is stamped with a crown and “GR” cipher with an inscription: “MAIDA” (above crown) and “Reg. de. Watteville” (below cipher) This was a regiment ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Lion Face Hooks c. 1812
    Lion Face Hooks c. 1812
    Object       These are lion face hooks believed to be from a Busby. They are possibly made of brass and are missing the hook. This item measures 2.5 cm wide and 2.5 cm long.
    Object     These are lion face hooks believed to be from a Busby. They are possibly made of brass and are missing the hook. This item measures 2.5 cm wide and 2.5 ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Military Cuff Link c. 1812-1814
    Military Cuff Link c. 1812-1814
    Object       This is a military cuff link measuring 1.6cm in diameter. There are two buttons joined together with an oval ring with no markings. A piece has also broken away from one of the buttons.
    Object     This is a military cuff link measuring 1.6cm in diameter. There are two buttons joined together with an oval ring with no markings. A piece has also broken away from ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Watch Charm c.1812
    Watch Charm c.1812
    Object       This is a watch charm measuring 1.2cm in diameter. It is hollow metal with a cut work design.
    Object     This is a watch charm measuring 1.2cm in diameter. It is hollow metal with a cut work design.
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Military Belt Hook and Eye c.1812-1814
    Military Belt Hook and Eye c.1812-1814
    Object       A military belt hook and eye that is made of metal and measures 4.2 cm long. It is shaped like “J” with a knob on top.
    Object     A military belt hook and eye that is made of metal and measures 4.2 cm long. It is shaped like “J” with a knob on top.
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • 104th Regiment of Foot Shako Plate
    104th Regiment of Foot Shako Plate
    Objectcomment       A brass shako plate of the 104th Regiment of Foot. The plate is shaped like a shield with a crown on top. There is the royal cipher “GR” raised in the center with 104 below. The back also has a raised hook for attachment. The 104th, (formerly the New Brunswick ...
    Objectcomment     A brass shako plate of the 104th Regiment of Foot. The plate is shaped like a shield with a crown on top. There is the royal cipher “GR” raised in ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Royal Regiment of Artillery Buttons c.1724-1907
    Royal Regiment of Artillery Buttons c.1724-1907
    Object       The uniform button of the Royal Regiment of Artillery. There are three raised cannons in a vertical row and three raised balls across the top that are set in a shield. The button is believed to be made of brass and measures 1.7 cm in diameter. There were four companies ...
    Object     The uniform button of the Royal Regiment of Artillery. There are three raised cannons in a vertical row and three raised balls across the top that are set in a ...
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    Niagara Falls History Museum
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