Stove Pipe Shako Plate c.1803-1812
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 is a regulation issue plate for a stove pipe shako that was supplied to infantry regulars between 1803 and 1812. There is a Hanoverian crown on the crest with the “GR” cipher of George III surrounded by a Garter containing the motto of the Royal family. The motto is “Honi soit qui mal y pense” which is translated to “shame on him who thinks ill of it”.
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Local identifier
962.D.022
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.00012 Longitude: -79.24958
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Image courtesy of the Niagara Falls History Museum
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Niagara Falls History Museum
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Stove Pipe Shako Plate c.1803-1812


This is a regulation issue plate for a stove pipe shako that was supplied to infantry regulars between 1803 and 1812. There is a Hanoverian crown on the crest with the “GR” cipher of George III surrounded by a Garter containing the motto of the Royal family. The motto is “Honi soit qui mal y pense” which is translated to “shame on him who thinks ill of it”.