Cramahe Archives Digital Collection
Photograph of Brunswick Hotel with South African War / Second Boer War banners, Cramahe Township, ca. 1902


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographic prints
Description:
The banners read:
Colborne welcomes her brave boys
The ladies welcome our boys
We knew our boys could ...
Brown
Cockburn
Cameron
Willoughby
Paardeberg
Pretoria
Z[?]
Belfast
Notes:
The photo shows the Brunswick Hotel displaying banners that memorialize the South African War / Second Boer War (1899-1902). The names of several Cramahe men - Brown, Cameron, Cockburn and Willoughby - who died in battle appear on some of these banners. Other banners reference military action - Paardeberg, Pretoria, and Belfast - that took place during those years. The photo is tentatively dated to ca. 1902.

Photograph also show the business awning for H. J. Mayhew jewellery store.

See the two links at the right for excerpts from How Firm a Foundation: A History of the Township of Cramahe and the Village of Colborne about the South African War / Second Boer War (1899-1902).

Cramahe Archives does not hold the original item in its archives, but has a photographic print.
Inscriptions:
Handwritten on back of photograph: north side of King Street East, Colborne

Building marker in the centre of the block reads: Simmons Block 1882[?]
Date of Original:
ca. 1902
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
359ph
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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Photograph of Brunswick Hotel with South African War / Second Boer War banners, Cramahe Township, ca. 1902


The banners read:
Colborne welcomes her brave boys
The ladies welcome our boys
We knew our boys could ...
Brown
Cockburn
Cameron
Willoughby
Paardeberg
Pretoria
Z[?]
Belfast