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

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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
Storage Range
Jumbo archival box- R1 S1 Sh5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Clear glass Jumbo bottle
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
017.087.001
Notes
tax receipt issued

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
Storage Range
Jumbo artifact box- R1 S1 Sh5
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

Cabinet Card: Photograph of Jumbo laying on the tracks

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Storage Location
Collections Storage
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
Storage Location
Collections Storage
Width
4.25
Height
6.5
Units
inches
Images

Charm made from the tusk of Jumbo

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Ivory elephant figurine made from a piece of the tusk of "Jumbo".
Category
Furnishings
Sub-category
Household Accessory
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
977.3320.1
File Number
3320
Storage Range
Jumbo artifact box R1 S1 Sh5
Notes
Note attached to file card reads, 'This little elephant was carved from a piece of the tusk of Jumbo. It was bought by donor's uncle Arthur Caskey and given to her sister Lanora Matthews. Arthur and her brother Albert were boys at the time of Jumbo's accident.'
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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
Storage Range
Jumbo artifact box- R1 S1 Sh5
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

Collar stud 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
013.040.008
Storage Range
Jumbo artifact box- R1 S1 Sh5
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

Commemoration coin: unveiling of the Jumbo statue: bronze coloured

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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
Storage Range
Jumbo artifact box R1 S1 Sh5

Commemoration coin: unveiling of the Jumbo statue: silver coloured

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Elgin County Museum
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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
Storage Range
Jumbo artifact box R1 S1 Sh5

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
Storage Range
Jumbo archival box R1 S1 Sh5

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
Storage Range
Jumbo artifact box R1 S1 Sh5
Date Range To
1985

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
Storage Range
Jumbo artifact box- R1 S1 Sh5
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

"Jumbo" black vinyl bag

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Black vinyl bag. Sides have 'litter bag' in grey lettering. Front and back of bag have image of grey elephant and 'St. Thomas, Ont.', also 'Jumbo' in red.
Category
Distribution & Transportation Artifacts
Sub-category
Container
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
013.022.001
Storage Range
Jumbo artifact box- R1 S1 Sh5

Jumbo Slides

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artifact Type
Jumbo
Material
slides/paper film
Storage Location
ECPM
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Artifact Type
Jumbo
Description
a) distance shot Jumbo covered b) one man on stage c) dignitaries on stage d) front shot of covered Jumbo e) wide shot of stage f) Jumbo covered (back shot) g) Jumbo covered h) half of Jumbo unveiled balloons i) Jumbo fully unveiled j) full shot of Jumbo k) headshot of Jumbo l) headshot of Jumbo
Material
slides/paper film
Category
Photographs
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
1999.8.1a - l
Storage Range
Jumbo archival box R1/S1/Sh4
Storage Location
ECPM
Width
5
Height
5
Units
cm

Match holder found in Jumbo's stomach

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Metal match holder in the shape of a pig. Part of a group that was previously mounted and framed as 'contents of Jumbo's stomach'.
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
013.040.007
Storage Range
Jumbo artifact box- R1 S1 Sh5
Length
2
Units
in
Notes
There was no number assigned to the item when it was donated so it was given the next available number.
Images

Newspaper clippings relating to Jumbo

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Storage Location
Collections Storage
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Miscellaneous newspaper clippings relating to Jumbo. Not all from St. Thomas.
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
003.20.12
Storage Range
Jumbo binder
Storage Location
Collections Storage
Images

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
Storage Range
Jumbo artifact box- R1 S1 Sh5
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
Storage Location
Collections Storage
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
Storage Location
Collections Storage
Length
20
Width
26
Units
cm
Images

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
Storage Range
Jumbo archival box R1 S1 Sh5

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
Storage Range
Jumbo archival box R1 S1 Sh5

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