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"The Story of Jumbo" book

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artist Name
W. F. L. Edwards
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Artist Name
W. F. L. Edwards
Description
'The Story of Jumbo', 1935
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
995.5.19

Photograph: Jumbo lying on the embankment

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Framed photograph of Jumbo laying on the embankment.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
957.102.1
File Number
102
Notes
Note on back of file card reads, ' This is a picture of Jumbo the largest elephant in captivity, who was killed in St. Thomas by a railroad engine on Sept. 15th, 1885. This photograph was taken by the late T. H. Scott, one of the early photographers in St. Thomas, his son W. Murray Scott being the donor.

Photograph of Jumbo statue construction

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Colour photograph of Jumbo statue during its construction, re-bar shape of an elephant. Photograph taken in Sussex, NB where the statue was manufactured.
Condition Information
excellent
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
004.9.1
Storage Range>Jumbo archival box, R1 S1 Sh5</notes><notes label-resource=
Collections Storage
Length
20
Width
26
Units
cm
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Jumbo Official Souvenir Program

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Museum / Archive
North America Railway Hall of Fame
Date Range To
1985
Material
paper, cardstock
Museum / Archive
North America Railway Hall of Fame
Description Level
Item
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
Booklet titled "Jumbo (1885-1985) Souvenir Program". Subtitle reads "To commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the death on September 15, 1885, in St. Thomas, Ontario of Barnum's world famous elephant, JUMBO. JUMBO DAYS, gigantic homecoming weekend: JUNE 27, 28, 29, 30 and JULY 1, 1985." Program contains history on the Jumbo incident a schedule of activities, and advertisements; also contains a "welcome from the Chairman of the St. Thomas Jumbo Centennial Committee" on the first page. Front cover depicts an old picture of Jumbo at the circus. 60 pages
Material
paper, cardstock
Condition Information
good
Category
Documentary
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
2013.12.2
Storage Range></notes><notes label-resource=
GWR Cabinet 1, Section 1, Shelf c,
Date Range To
1985

Daily Times: Jumbo memorial card

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Memorial card for Jumbo, printed by the 'Daily Times, September 17th, 1885'
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
015.012.005

Photograph of train engine that hit Jumbo

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Photograph of train engine that hit Jumbo. Engine has an elephant shaped 'cut out' mounted near the top with 13 men standing by the track.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
015.012.004

"Weekend" magazine: Image of Jumbo on cover

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Date Range From
1973
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Weekly newspaper magazine titled 'Weekend' Vol 23, No. 51- Dec 22, 1973'. the magazine has a red cover with image of Jumbo giving a ride to a group of children.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
015.013.001
Date Range From
1973

Photograph of taxidermied Jumbo on display at Tuft's University

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Black and white photograph of taxidermied Jumbo on display at Tuft's University in Boston.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
015.012.003

Cabinet Card: Photograph of Jumbo laying on the tracks

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Photo of Jumbo laying on the tracks. Advertisement on the back for' W.R. Jackson, Jeweler'. Front of photo has 'Jumbo killed at St. Thomas Canada, August 1885' written along side of photo.
Condition Information
excellent
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
015.012.001
Storage Range>Jumbo archival box- R1 S1 Sh5</notes><notes label-resource=
Collections Storage
Width
4.25
Height
6.5
Units
inches
Images

Gold Plated commemorative coin for Jumbo 1885-1985

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Date Range To
1985
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Gold Plated commemorative coin for Jumbo 1885-1985. To commemorate the unveiling of the Jumbo statue. Coin is sealed in clear case. Back of coin has city crest and 'St. Thomas Ontario' on it.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
013.022.002
Date Range To
1985

Commemoration coin: unveiling of the Jumbo statue: silver coloured

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Commemorative coin to celebrate the unveiling of the Jumbo statue '1885-1985. Coin is silver coloured with image of train and Jumbo, it is sealed in round plastic case. Back of coin has city crest and 'St. Thomas Ontario' on it.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
013.022.003

Commemoration coin: unveiling of the Jumbo statue: bronze coloured

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Bronze coloured commemorative coin(004a) '1885-1985' in presentation box(004c). Coin celebrates the unveiling of the Jumbo statue. Front of coin has image of elephant and a train, back of coin has city crest and 'St. Thomas Ontario' on it. Coin is sealed in clear plastic. Note of authenticity signed by Mayor Doug Tarry, July 1985 is included(004b). Presentation box is stored in cardboard sleeve(004d).
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
013.022.004a-004d

Photograph of Jumbo

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
Jumbo picture
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Notes
donated 1988

Andersons Limited, St. Thomas, Ont'. postcard: image of Jumbo laying on embankment

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Post card, 'Compliments of Andersons Limited, St. Thomas, Ont'. Has image of Jumbo laying on embankment surrounded by a group of people. 'Jumbo-Killed in St. Thomas, September 15, 1885' is under photo.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
2001.9.2

Piece of Jumbo's ear

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
A slice of Jumbo's ear.
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
015.012.006
Storage Range>Jumbo artifact box- R1 S1 Sh5</notes><notes label-resource=
Collections Storage
Length
1.5
Width
.5
Units
inches
Images

Tooth found in Jumbo's stomach

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Part of a group that was previously mounted and framed as 'contents of Jumbo's stomach'.
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
013.040.001
Notes
There was no number assigned to the item when it was donated so it was given the next available number.
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Clip found in Jumbo's stomach

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Metal clip, is part of a group that was previously mounted and framed as 'contents of Jumbo's stomach'.
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
013.040.002
Length
3/4
Units
in
Notes
There was no number assigned to the item when it was donated so it was given the next available number.
Images

Screw found in Jumbo's stomach

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Part of a group that was previously mounted and framed as 'contents of Jumbo's stomach'.
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
013.040.004
Length
1
Units
in
Notes
There was no number assigned to the item when it was donated so it was given the next available number.
Images

Button found in Jumbo's stomach

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Part of a group that was previously mounted and framed as 'contents of Jumbo's stomach'.
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
013.040.005
Diameter
.5
Units
in
Notes
There was no number assigned to the item when it was donated so it was given the next available number.
Images

Jewel found in Jumbo's stomach

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Part of a group that was previously mounted and framed as 'contents of Jumbo's stomach'.
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
013.040.006
Diameter
.5
Units
in
Notes
There was no number assigned to the item when it was donated so it was given the next available number.
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