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Catalog Number M2005.2.1
Object Name Pamphlet
Title Pamphlet In Flanders Fields 1968
Date 1968
Year Range from 1968
Year Range to 1968
Description Pamphlet, white paper. Fold left, opens book-style (left to right). Front: Colour photograph of poppies attached to paper at top of photo. Embossed double-line border around photograph. Right side of paper ripped/texture (decorative?). Inside left and right, back: thin red line border top and bottom. Inside left: four paragraphs of printing about the life of John McCrae. First paragraph, first letter stylized red 't'. fifth paragraph Italicized printing expressing gratitude to public archives of Canada for photograph of original. Inside right: pink box containing photograph of original copy of 'In Flanders Fields'. Back: Three red maple leaves interspersed with printing. Printing in both capitals and italics. Writing:[Maple Leaf] "Published in November, 1968/ to commemorate/ THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMISTICE/ following World War I (1914-1918)/ and also/ THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE YEAR/ in which died/ LIEUTENANT-COLONEL JOHN McCRAE (1872-1918)/ author of/ "IN FLANDERS FIELDS"" [Maple Leaf] "GLOBE ENVELOPES LIMITED/ Montreal Ottawa Toronto London Winnipeg/ Regina Edmonton Calgary" [Maple Leaf]. "Reproduction of the poppies is from a photograph by Sir Ellsworth Flavelle".
People McCrae, John
Flavelle, Ellsworth (Sir)
Search Terms McCrae Memorial Gardens
Subjects MILITARY
SPECIAL EVENTS - ANNIVERSARIES
WORLD WAR I
Dimensions Length: 20.9 cm
Width: 15.8cm
(When Closed)