A2.WIL: The period concentrating on Reverend Edward Francis Wilson's arrival , and the subsequent building of the Shingwauk Indian Residential School , 1871-1892. Reverend E.F. Wilson was principal of the school from 1873 - 1892, and thereafter was relocated to Salt Spring Island, British Columbia.
The A2.WIL.1 collection included general items donated by Mrs. Graham, a descendant of E.F. Wilson.
Previously known as A2.WIL.1.5; 2011-5_001_048
Style or Pattern:
text, flags, leaves, flowers, woman, crown, circle, triangle
"1837 1987 VICTORIA THE GOOD" "TO COMMEMORATE T E 60TH YEAR OF THE 1897 REIGN OF H.M. QUEEN VICTORIA"
Fig.1 - Maker's Mark - Front - all 5 - due to construction process;
Fig.2 - Wear - Front center - loss of plating - 0.3x0.2cm - black tone - due to handling and use;
Fig.3 - Maker's Mark - Back - all 5 - due to construction process;
Fig.4 - Wear - Back bottom - various - marks - loss of plating - due to handling and use;
Fig.5 - Discolouration - Front top - orange tone - all surfaces of textile - due to previous storage conditions, handling and use;
Fig.6 - Stress - Back top left - 0.5cm - loose weave - due to handling and use