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  • Fuse/Cloth Fragment From Brock Monument c.1814-1840s
        This is a fragment of the fuse/cloth that was said to have been used by Benjamin Lett to ignite the gun powder that blew up the first Brock Monument at Queenston on April 17, 1840. The fragment of red silk cloth is said to be a piece of the flag ...
      This is a fragment of the fuse/cloth that was said to have ...
  • (The History of) Brock's Monument- The Canadian Journal
        This is an excerpt from the Canadian Journal, September 1852, discussing how the Committee for the Erection of the Brock Monument tendered an architect competition for the design and erection of the Brock Monument. There is an etching of the monument (the one selected) at the top and the statistics ...
      This is an excerpt from the Canadian Journal, September 1852, discussing how ...
  • Brock Monument- 1850
        This is a black and white drawing of the Brock Monument by John Latshaw, architect of Drummondville. The ornate frame has an overlay of raised gold metallic leaves and flowers. Framed, this item is 10 cm x 61 cm.
      This is a black and white drawing of the Brock Monument by ...
  • Brock Monument
        A coloured print of Brock’s Monument. At the bottom is written: “TO SIR ISAAC BROCK, K.B. ON QUEENSTON HEIGHTS, UPPER CANADA, INAUGURATED 13TH OCTOBER LAST-“ Size: (framed) 46 cm l., 34 cm w
      A coloured print of Brock’s Monument. At the bottom is written: “TO ...
  • Brock's Monument Print
        A print of the first Brock's Monument erected after the War of 1812, in commemoration of his life and death at the Battle of Queenston Heights. The first monument was erected in in 1824 and was blown up in 1840 by an Irish sympathizer. This print is based on a ...
      A print of the first Brock's Monument erected after the War of ...
  • War of 1812 Veterans at Brock Monument- 1871
        This is a faded photo mounted in a white oval matte. The photo is of War of 1812 veterans in front of Sir Isaac Brock's Monument. This is a reunion of War of 1812 veterans in October 1871. Soldiers identified include: George Boyle, S.J.J. Brown, James Kerby, Hon. Jonathan Simpson, ...
      This is a faded photo mounted in a white oval matte. The ...
  • Ink Sketch of the Site of Sir Isaac Brock's death
        This is a sketch, done in pen, of the site of Brock's death. It includes a sketch of the monument, details of Queenston Heights and the site of where it was believed Brock fell. The creator also mentions Wynn's Tavern and writes "where Body was taken" just beside it.
      This is a sketch, done in pen, of the site of Brock's ...
  • Letter to Colonel MacDougall from Allan McNab concerning Sir Isaac Brock's Death- 1860
        This is a handwritten letter, dated 1860, to Colonel MacDougall from Allan McNab concerning the site of Brock's death and his monument. MacDougall was a member of the committee responsible for building the monument.
      This is a handwritten letter, dated 1860, to Colonel MacDougall from Allan ...
  • Letter to Major D. McDougal from Robert Stanton discussing where Sir Isaac Brock Fell, 1860
        The letter, dated August 10, 1860, was written to Major D. McDougal from Robert Stanton concerning a meeting to discuss the place where Sir Isaac Brock fell at Queenston. Stanton also mentioned that he had discussed the design and location of the monument with William Thomas, the architect of the ...
      The letter, dated August 10, 1860, was written to Major D. McDougal ...
  • Diagram Explaining Where Sir Isaac Brock fell in Queenston
        This document is a diagram with explanations of the place where Sir Isaac Brock fell according to some who claim to have witness the event.
      This document is a diagram with explanations of the place where Sir ...
  • Letter to Colonel McDougal from Sir Allan McNabb regarding the spot where Sir Isaac Brock fell, August 1860
        This is a letter, dated August 1860, to Colonel McDougal from Sir Allan McNabb in Dundurn, regarding the spot where Sir Isaac Brock fell during the Battle of Queenston Heights. Both McDougal and McNabb were on the Committee for the Erection of Brock's Monument. McDougal was in the Upper Canada ...
      This is a letter, dated August 1860, to Colonel McDougal from Sir ...
  • War of 1812 Veterans at 1871 Brock Monument Picnic
        A photo of 21 people, believed to be War of 1812 veterans, posing for a group photo in front of Brock's Monument at Queenston Heights. This was the 1871 Brock Monument picnic. Included with the photo is a listing of the people in the photo as well as the ages ...
      A photo of 21 people, believed to be War of 1812 veterans, ...
  • Brock's Monument at Queenston Heights Engraving- 1841
        A coloured engraving of Brock's Monument at Queenston Heights.
      A coloured engraving of Brock's Monument at Queenston Heights.
  • General Brock's Monument. Above Queenston. By R. Wallis
        After W. H. Bartlett, this is a hand coloured etching. It was engraved by Edward Radclyffe (1810-1863).
      After W. H. Bartlett, this is a hand coloured etching. It was ...
  • Niagara River at Queenston with Brock's Monument.  By John Herbert Caddy
        A watercolour on paper created at Queenston.
      A watercolour on paper created at Queenston.
  • Sir Isaac Brock's Monument, Queenstown. U.C. 1804
        A pencil print of Brock's Monument and Queenston.
      A pencil print of Brock's Monument and Queenston.
  • Brock's Monument (From the American Side). By Charles Richardson
        A hand coloured etching. Publication: American Scenery, 1839
      A hand coloured etching. Publication: American Scenery, 1839
  • Brock's Monument, Queenston Heights. By Louis Haghe
        Ink Print, No Date, Belgium. Sketched by I. F. Bouchette On Stone by Louis Haghe
      Ink Print, No Date, Belgium. Sketched by I. F. Bouchette On Stone ...
  • The Battle of Queenston Heights. By James Dennis
        An oil on canvas painting. Before dawn on October 13, 1812, the New York State Militia launched an invasion across the treacherous currents of the Niagara River at Queenston. The leader of the British forces, Sir Isaac Brock, was killed in the early stages of the battle. American advances were ...
      An oil on canvas painting. Before dawn on October 13, 1812, the ...
  • Niagara Historical Society Pamphlet -No. 25 -Laura Secord
        Pamphlet on War of 1812 history published by the Niagara Historical Society. No. 12 in a multi-part series examines Laura Secord’s role in the War.
      Pamphlet on War of 1812 history published by the Niagara Historical Society. ...
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