Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | September 21, 2016

Artifact of the Week. Plate – Indians Making Lacrosses on Cornwall Island, ca. 1906.


White dessert plate with a coloured transfer image, from a postcard, ca. 1906.

The plate came under The Foley China line, made by Wilman & Co., England.  This transfer image was used from 1892 to 1911.

The plate was donated to the Cornwall Community Museum by Ransom Ledoux of Cornwall in 2008.




Reverse of above card.

Cornwall By-law 1905 – Nov. 20 – By-law to raise the sum of $20,000 for the purpose of granting a loan to a Joint Stock Co. to be founded by Thomas McGill, as aid to said company in erection of factory for manufacture of chairs.

1906 – Nov. 14 – A by-law to raise the sum of $4,000 for the purpose of completing permanent improvements to the Cornwall High School.

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