British Stove Pipe Shako Plate
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
- 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 a “GR” cipher 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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Latitude: 43.25012 Longitude: -79.06627
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