Dr. Cyrus Sumner's Medical Supply Trunk


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 wooden trunk, stained reddish brown, is believed to have contained the medical and surgical supplies of Dr. Cyrus Sumner (1772-1834).

Sumner served as a surgeon in Niagara during the War of 1812 and was requested by Major-General Brock to accompany him to Detroit. He was also known to have become the commissioned Surgeon for the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia in 1822.
Notes:
Size: 35 inches long x 14.5 inches wide x 19 inches high
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
131
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.00012 Longitude: -79.24958
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Image courtesy of the Grimsby Museum
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Dr. Cyrus Sumner's Medical Supply Trunk


This wooden trunk, stained reddish brown, is believed to have contained the medical and surgical supplies of Dr. Cyrus Sumner (1772-1834).

Sumner served as a surgeon in Niagara during the War of 1812 and was requested by Major-General Brock to accompany him to Detroit. He was also known to have become the commissioned Surgeon for the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia in 1822.