Geneva Cross Silk (Front)

Title: Geneva Cross Silk (Front)
Creator: Fisher, Dennis and Jean
Subject: Geneva Cross, Red Cross, Tobacco Silk
Description: This image (by Peter Beszterda) is of a Geneva Cross tobacco silk manufactured by Imperial Tobacco circa 1910-1915. It was donated to the Institute in 2013. Louis Riel taught at this mission in the mid-1880s. This item is part of the Dennis and Jean Fisher Collection. These artifacts were donated to the Institute in 2013 by Dennis and Jean Fisher after their main donation two years previous. This collection contains archaeological artifacts taken from the battlefields of the 1885 Resistance as well as Fort Pitt (Saskatchewan), Cumberland House (Saskatchewan) and St. Peter`s Mission, Montana. The collection also includes various artifacts and ephemera relating to the 1885 Resistance and Gabriel Dumont.
Date: 1910-1915
Type: Image
Date of Copyright: February 26, 2014
Coverage: Canada
GDI Media Filename: Geneva Cross (Front).jpg

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Category Fisher, Dennis and Jean Archaeological and Historical Artifact Collection