1812 History
Belt Plate- Heavy Cavalry Officer
Description
Sponsors
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
Media Type
Object
Description
This plate is believed to have been used between 1796 and 1828 for a Heavy Cavalry Officers’ waist belt. It is gilt with a silver crest that has “GR” in the centre, with a Hanoverian crown on top, and the banner “Dieu et mon droit” at the bottom, which is the motto of the British monarch.
Subject(s)
Local identifier
2002.053.003
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Recommended Citation
Image courtesy of the Niagara Historical Society & Museum
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Please contact the Niagara Historical Society & Museum for any reproductions of this image.
Contact
Niagara Historical Society Museum
Email
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Agency street/mail address

43 Castlereagh Street

P.O. Box 208

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

L0S 1J0

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Belt Plate- Heavy Cavalry Officer


This plate is believed to have been used between 1796 and 1828 for a Heavy Cavalry Officers’ waist belt. It is gilt with a silver crest that has “GR” in the centre, with a Hanoverian crown on top, and the banner “Dieu et mon droit” at the bottom, which is the motto of the British monarch.