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Image of M1968X.425.1 - Orders, Military

M1968X.425.1 - Orders, Military

A letter from Roberts to the Army in South Africa, on his passing his command to Lord Kitchener of Khartum, congratulating his soldiers. Both sides are edged in masking tape.

Image of M1991.4.19 - Slide, Stereoscopic

M1991.4.19 - Slide, Stereoscopic

Stereoptic Slide--front of slide has two identical photographs, side by side, of soldiers carrying rifles, climbing a hill. Below right photograph is an inscription which is repeated on reverse in six different languages. On each side of photograph is publisher information.

Image of 1978.150.12 - Advertisement

1978.150.12 - Advertisement

Advertising Flyer, "Agent's Term Circular", from World Publishing Company. It is dated Guelph, Ont, May 15th, 1901. Off-white rectangular paper with printed black text on both sides. Circular gives a description, prices, various editions available of the forthcoming book - "The Story of South Africa" written by John Clark Ridpath, L.L.D., Edward S. Ellis, M.A., John A. Cooper, Editor of Canadian Magazine, Toronto, and J.H. Aiken of Cape Town, South Africa. On reverse side is a letter in which World Publishing Company explains its intent to canvas "for the final edition of the Story of South Africa, to be delivered complete when the fighting ( Boer War) ends and when the war is completely o

Image of 1998.29.8 - Invitation

1998.29.8 - Invitation

Small invitation to Mr. and Mrs Robert Clarke for a reception in honour of Boer war ex-service men from Guelph. Invitation Floor show and Banquet Imperial Section Branch 234 Can. legion, requests the pleasure of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clarke to an imperial reception in honour of the Boer war ex-service men of Guelph Canadian Legion Auditorium Friday Nov 21st at 8 pm. dress optional.

Image of M1991.4.8 - Slide, Stereoscopic

M1991.4.8 - Slide, Stereoscopic

Stereoptic Slide--front of slide has two identical photographs, side by side, of men holding up helmet-topped rifles. Below right photograph is an inscription which is repeated on reverse in six different languages. On each side of photograph is publisher information.

1987.41.7 - Pamphlet

Pamphlet, Truro's Tribute to the Welcome home of the First Canadian Contingent from South Africa, October, 1900. Black and white photograph of Victoria Park, red/white/blue border. Town clerk's crest for Truro Nova Scotia. The inside and back page includes a poem "The First Contingent" by Lydia Agnes Edwards.

Image of M1968X.238.1 - Sketch

M1968X.238.1 - Sketch

Lightly sketched view of cookhouse, officers sleeping quarters, No 1 Limber, Sleeping quarters for men, No. 2 & No. 1 guns. Drawn by John McCrae on Aug. 13, 1900. Done in pencil. Illustrations: Sketches, B/W "Our Camp on Fusiher Kopje" "Rocks everywhere + nothing else" "J Mc 13-8-00"

Image of M1968.250.1 - Book, Sketch

M1968.250.1 - Book, Sketch

This sketchbook is a light brown colour with a red/maroon spine. The cover is made of leather. It is filled with drawings, done by John McCrae during the Boer war in 1900. The cover has an inscription that is extremely faded: "John McCrae Lieut. R.C.A Africa, 1900" And on the inside cover, it says, " John McCrae Lieut. R.C.A. S. Africa. 1900"

Image of M1991.4.2 - Slide, Stereoscopic

M1991.4.2 - Slide, Stereoscopic

Stereoptic Slide--front of slide has two identical photographs, side by side, of men fighting in the trenches. Below right photograph is inscription which is repeated on reverse in six different languages. On each side of photograph is publisher information. "Behind the Orange River Intrenchments holding back the bravely advancing Boers--S.Africa." In English and 6 other languages. Publisher information.

Image of M1968X.236.1 - Map

M1968X.236.1 - Map

Map of the Province of Pretoria, July, 1900; scale 1/250,000 or 1 inch + 3.94 miles. "Force of Gen. Ian Hamilton from Victoria July 20. 1900." "Heliozincographed at the Ordinance Survey Office"

Image of M1989.4.3 - Card, Souvenir

M1989.4.3 - Card, Souvenir

This is a souvenir card with a picture of British Boer War leaders woven on silk matted with grey matboard. Man with hat woven in black, grey and white with a red, white and blue flag. Bottom right has soldier standing on rocks, bottom left has three soldiers and gun. There is a a banner with "Hero of Mafekig" with green leaves. "Empire Defenders" "Major-General Baden-Powell" "Made in Switzerland"

1994.38.1 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury with news, ads and announcements on the front. Article on McCrae and homecoming of "D" Battery during Boer War. *Note misprint of date on last page -reads Jan 12, 1900 should read Jan 12, 1901.

Image of M1991.4.17 - Slide, Stereoscopic

M1991.4.17 - Slide, Stereoscopic

Stereoptic Slide--front of slide has two identical photographs, side by side, of soldiers on horseback on a city street. Below right photograph is an inscription which is repeated on reverse in six different languages. On each side of photograph is publisher information.

Image of M2015.13.1 - Program

M2015.13.1 - Program

Program for the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame 2015 induction ceremony on April 23, 2015. The program is approximately 56 pages in length and is printed in both English and French. The middle of the program creates the division between the English and French sections, each with the same content except the French is printed in the opposite orientation to the English. Front Cover: Grey and white background with maroon across the bottom. The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame logo appears at the bottom with "The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, Le Temple de la renommee medicale canadienne" below. Black and white portraits of the six 2015 laureates appear in the center of the cover, broken up into t

1987.41.9 - Card, Greeting

Christmas Card from the Boer War. Black and White. A solider, a Christmas tree with a banner Royal Canadian Regiment and a man holding a big plum pudding. Banners in the background Johannesburg, Driefontein, Paardeberg, Cape Colony, Saskatchewan. The Royal Canadian Regiment Crest. On the bottom "Colonel Buchan and Officers Wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year"

Image of M1989.4.5 - Card, Souvenir

M1989.4.5 - Card, Souvenir

This is a souvenir card with a picture of the British Boer War leaders woven on silk matted with grey matboard. Man with hat woven in black, grey and white with a red, white and blue flag. Bottom right two soldiers on a hill, bottom centre has bushes, Bottom left has 3 soldiers and guns. Red banner with green leaves says "Relieved Ladysmith Feb. 28th 1900" "Empire Defenders" "Sir Redvers Buller, V.C." "Made in Switzerland"

Image of M1996.17.1.2 - Card, Menu

M1996.17.1.2 - Card, Menu

.1 Front of menu with green and gold print. Along the proper left side there is a drawing of a soldier by a flagpole hoisting up a flag. On the back there is a monogram "CA". .2 The second half of the menu which lists the food choices and the songs to be sung after dinner. On the back there is an insignia of two mythical sea creatures leaning on a crest with a bird on it. .1 "Dinner given by the Lord Mayor of Liverpool (Mr. Arthur Crosthwaite) to the officers and the men of the 2nd Canadian regiment on their return homeward from the South African Campaign, City Hall, Liverpool, December 10th 1900" .2 "Menu Soups clear, mock turtle; Joint roast sirloin of beef, hot pot; Sweets plum pudding,

Image of M1991.4.5 - Slide, Stereoscopic

M1991.4.5 - Slide, Stereoscopic

Stereoptic Slide--front of slide has two identical photographs, side by side, of cattle crossing a river. Below right photograph is an inscription which is repeated on reverse in six different languages. On each side of photograph is publisher information.

1987.41.8 - Booklet

Pamphlet with sermon preached to the 2nd Special Service Battalion of the Royal Canadian regiment, in Westminster Abbey by The Venerable Basil Wilberforce, Archdeacon of Westminster on Advent Sunday, 1900. Presented to Captain J. Barlow. Includes prayer, sermon and God Save the Queen. Paper cover with gold printing and crest. Vacher & Sons, Printers, Westminster

Image of M2006X.12.1 - Book

M2006X.12.1 - Book

Green hardcover book with fabric cover. Illustration of two soldiers holding flags. Title and authors names are written in gold and are faded. The back has gold imprint insignia which reads, "The Story of South Africa". The spine and corners of the back cover are covered in black. Inside the book are articles pasted on pages. The articles are reviews and information about the book and it's subject matter. The front cover has a flap extension that folds in towards the book. It has the title and names of the authors imprinted, as well as flags. Glued on the inner back cover is a black leatherette bookmark with the books title and authors names. The book contains many black and white