Cramahe Archives Digital Collection
Leslie and Yvonne Rice's Baptismal Gown
Description
Media Type
Image
Object
Item Type
Clothing & dress
Description
This white cotton baptismal gown measures 34 1/2' l. x 28" w. (across hem). Light weight tunic dress with fine pleating on bodice. Eyelet detailing on bodice and on the ruffle under bodice. Closure at back has two pearl buttons.
Notes
Leslie Herbert (1903-1996) and Yvonne Gertrude (1907-1986) were the children of Samuel Rice (1866-1935) and Sarah Ashby Rice (1872-1955). Mr. and Mrs. S. Rice married on 4 June 1902 in the county of York, City of Toronto by Rev. Wesley Down. 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: "T0003 21.4.97 christening gown - white cotton 2 pearl buttons down back Donated by Mrs. Leslie Rice from estate of Leslie Rice 1997"
Date of Original
1903
Subject(s)
Local identifier
4tx
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.00012 Longitude: -77.8828
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Holder
Copyright, public domain: Cramahe Township Public Library owns the rights to the archival copy of the digital image.
Contact
Cramahe Township Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
6 King Street West
PO Box 190
Colborne, ON K0K 1S0
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Leslie and Yvonne Rice's Baptismal Gown


This white cotton baptismal gown measures 34 1/2' l. x 28" w. (across hem). Light weight tunic dress with fine pleating on bodice. Eyelet detailing on bodice and on the ruffle under bodice. Closure at back has two pearl buttons.