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"Coronation Float" - Grantham Women's Institute
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
A photograph of the "Coronation Float" in a scrapbook containing the history of the Grantham Women's Institute. Date Unknown.
Notes
File Location: Tweedsmuir Village History: Scrapbook. CASE SPEC COLL 971.338 TWE pg 99.

The Tweedsmuir Village Histories began with encouragement from Lady Tweedsmuir, wife of Lord Tweedsmuir, the Governor General of Canada. She believed that the history of Canada should be preserved and encouraged local Women's Institutes to keep history books. After the death of Lord Tweedsmuir, the scrapbooks were named after him resulting in the Tweedsmuir Village History Books.

This scrapbook was created by the Grantham Women's Institute. There is a photocopy of the scrapbook that can be found on the regular shelf.

There is no date for the photo, however, the pamphlets on the same page are dated in the 1930s. Therefore it is possible that this photograph dates to the coronation of King George VI (May 1937).
Inscriptions
"Coronation Float" - Grantham W.I.
Dimensions
Width: 11.4 cm
Height: 6.9 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 10.3cm
Image Height: 5.9cm
Subject(s)
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.16681 Longitude: -79.24958
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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54 Church St.
St. Catharines, ON L2R7K2
905-688-6103
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"Coronation Float" - Grantham Women's Institute


A photograph of the "Coronation Float" in a scrapbook containing the history of the Grantham Women's Institute. Date Unknown.