Item 84.59.1 - Confederation Diamond Jubilee Plaque

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Confederation Diamond Jubilee Plaque

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CA EPSAM 84.59.1

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  • [1927] (Creation)

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1 plaque : sheet copper ; 31 x 46.5 x 1 cm.

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Item transferred to archives and Museum from McKay Avenue School in June 1984.

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Item is a plaque with embossed lettering along the perimeter stating: CONFEDERATION, CANADA, OUR COUNTRY, 1867-1927. Embossed in the centre is the arms of Canada, as in use in 1927, and embossed over the remainder is a design of maple leaves and stems. Plaques such as this one were given to most schools in the Dominion of Canada in 1927.

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Identical copy 84.59.2.

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Entry created September 28, 2021 by Allison Easton.

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  • English

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  • Shelf: 102/One-North