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.
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.'
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).
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.
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
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.