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Object ID # 2005.017.003
Object Name Bag, Garment
Title Storage Bag for a Reverend's Robes
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Year Range from 1927
Year Range to 1935
Made Harcourt & Son Ltd.
Place of Origin Toronto, Ontario
Description A large storage bag, all-black in colour. It has a thick draw-cord closure (the cord ends in two large tassels). Inked inside is "Maurice F. Oldham WYCLIFFE COLLEGE Toronto. Ont." A red and black woven label inside identifies the maker as Harcourt & Son Ltd. Robemakers, Toronto, Ontario.
Makers mark Established --42 / Harcourt & Son Limited / Robemakers / Toronto, Ont.
Provenance Maker unknown. Owned and used by Rev. Maurice F. Oldham to store his Anglican clergyman's robes between 1927 and 1935. Throughout his long service to the church, Reverend and Mrs. Oldham ministered to parishes in Dundalk, Tara, Thornbury-Clarksburg, Brussels, Camden East, Clayton, Innisville and Franktown.

Last belonged to Brian and Norma Rice of Sauble Beach, Bruce County. How they came to have it is unknown.
Collection Religious Collection
Material Fabric/Cord/Thread/Dye
Found Sauble Beach, Bruce County
People Oldham, Rev. Maurice