H990.214.29 - Decoration Day poppy 1921

Catalogue Number
H990.214.29
Object Name
pin
Object Type
lapel
Origin Country
Canada
Use Country
Canada
Dates/Period
1920s
Date
1921 to 1921
Artifact History

From the Estate of Miss Hatfield who lived at 2208 W. 35th until she was in her 80s. She was the sister of Dr. W.H. Hatfield, who was head of the Vancouver General Hospital.

Original Owner
Hatfield, Miss
Supporting Documentation Contents

List of references to 1921 Armistice Day poppy campaign in Vancouver from: https://poppyladymadameguerin.wordpress.com/chapter-7a-the-empire-dominion-of-canada-poppy/

Physical Description
Artificial poppy; made of red silk for flower, & wire wrapped in green paper for stem; paper tag attached says "Decoration Day 1921" and "Poppy lady from France"; used as a tag for Decoration Day (similar to Remembrance Day).
Material
silk, wire, paper
Dimension Remarks

CM/maximum.

Parts
Artifact Part Height (cm) Length (cm) Width (cm) Depth (cm) Diameter (cm) Thickness (cm) Weight
10.50 6.20
Subject

Military

Nomenclature
Department
History
Source
Sanguinetti, Michael