Circa 1880s-1890s Elkhorn, Manitoba Indian Home (Anglican School) Brass Button
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Circa 1880s-1890s Elkhorn, Manitoba Indian Home (Anglican School) Brass Button

Code: aica00015

$345.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is an 1880s-1890s Elkhorn, Manitoba Indian Home brass button. Opened in 1888, the Washakada Indian Home at Elkhorn was a boarding school for aboriginal students, spearheaded by Reverend Edward Francis Wilson. Wilson was an Anglican missionary who had founded a similar campus in Quebec and then traveled through central Canada via the fledgling Canadian Pacific Railway. The original school was short-lived, as it burned in 1895, but it was rebuilt (photo credit: www.anglican.ca).

VINTAGE: Circa 1880s-1890s.

SIZE: About 1??" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold-plated brass.

ATTACHMENT: Loop to attach to garment.

MARKINGS: J.S.M. & CO B'Ham.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a large collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay LCJJX SLCDEX8/14

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): Minor wear.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.