Leslie Rice's jacket
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- Brown velvet jacket measures 20" l. x 20 1/2" w. (cuff to cuff). Gold beige trim at collar, front opening, belt, and edge of bow. Detailed with gold coloured buttons. Sailor suit style collar and bow. See McCord Museum's online costume collection for a fine example of a boy's sailor suit: M9126.96.36.199-6, 1890-1900, 19th century
Cramahe Archives has a photo portrait (2ar) of Leslie Rice wearing this jacket.
- Leslie Herbert Rice (1903-1996) was the son of Samuel Rice (1866-1935) and Sarah Ashby Rice (1872-1955). Mr. and Mrs. Rice married on 4 June 1902 in the county of York, City of Toronto by Rev. Wesley Down. They also had a daughter, Yvonne Gertrude (1907-1986). The family moved to a farm at Lot 30, Concession Broken Front, Cramahe Township in 1921. After the deaths of both parents, Leslie and Yvonne continued to farm. Leslie later married Ethel ?. The farm was south of Colborne on Lake Ontario. The St. Lawrence Cement Company started operations west of the Rice farm and eventually bought the farm. Leslie's widow, Ethel, donated a number of Rice family items a year after his death.
Colborne Heritage Site catalogue card: "T-0001 21.4.97 jacket - brown velvet child's jacket 4 metal buttons down front 4 on cuffs worn by Leslie Rice as a child Donated by Mrs. Leslie Rice from estate of Leslie Rive 1997"
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- Copyright, public domain: Cramahe Township Public Library owns the rights to the archival copy of the digital image.
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