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Object ID # 2013.024.004ab
Object Name Pin, Lapel
Title Sydenham Sesquicentennial Pin
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Date 2000
Artist Miller Photoplaques
Made Miller Photoplaques
Place of Origin Williamsford, Township of Chatsworth, Grey County
Description Enamelled, brasstone metal lapel pin (a) and its squeeze fastener (b). It reads: "TOWNSHIP OF SYDENHAM / SESQUICENTENNIAL / 1850-2000". It is 2.5 cm long and 1.9 cm wide. It is one of two examples at Grey Roots. The top end is circular and enamelled in two shades of blue. There is a central motif of a stook of grain, three stars, and "M.C.". There is cream-coloured enamelling on the rectangular bottom of the pin.
Provenance Manufactured by Miller Photoplaques of Williamsford, Grey County. Dates to 2000.

Belonged to the Township of Sydenham. It was kept among the township's archival records. The township amalgamated with the Municipality of Meaford in 2001.

Last owned by the Municipality of Meaford.
Collection Organizational/Government Collection
Material Brass/Enamel/Metal
Dimensions W-1.9 L-2.5 D-1 cm
Found Meaford, Municipality of Meaford, Grey County
Search Terms Sydenham Township
Function Souvenir item produced to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Township of Sydenham. It was intended to be fastened onto someone's lapel or hat.