1812 History
Sir Isaac Brock Hat Box
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 the black tin box for Sir Isaac Brock’s hat (971.275.1A) that arrived from England after his death at the Battle of Queenston Heights. The box is shaped to fit the hat. During his funeral, in 1824 and 1853, the hat was placed on the coffins. Many of the local militia men tried the hat on for size which caused considerable wear to the artefact.
Date of Original
1812
Subject(s)
Local identifier
971.275.1(B)
Geographic Coverage
Recommended Citation
Image courtesy of the Niagara Historical Society & Museum
Terms of Use
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Niagara Historical Society Museum
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

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Sir Isaac Brock Hat Box


This is the black tin box for Sir Isaac Brock’s hat (971.275.1A) that arrived from England after his death at the Battle of Queenston Heights. The box is shaped to fit the hat. During his funeral, in 1824 and 1853, the hat was placed on the coffins. Many of the local militia men tried the hat on for size which caused considerable wear to the artefact.