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

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

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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:

VINTAGE: Circa 1880's - 1890's.

SIZE: About 1" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold-plated brass.

ATTACHMENT: Loop to attach to garment.


ITEM NOTES: This is from a large collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. LCJJX SLCDEX8/14 SCDEX09/28/21

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): Minor wear.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.