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

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Elgin County Museum
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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
Material
Glass
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Don Cosens Collection
Description
Beer stein, clear glass, image of Jumbo painted on in green, “St. Thomas Centennial 1881-1981”;
Material
Glass
Condition Information
good
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
019.040.146
Height
13
Units
cm
Origin City
St. Thomas
Origin Province
Ontario
Origin Country
Canada
Images
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artist Name
Florence McLaughlin Burns
Manufacturer
Scholastic - Tab Publications
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artist Name
Florence McLaughlin Burns
Description
Book, 'Jumbo The Biggest Elephant in all the World', 62 pages. Cover has image of Jumbo carrying a group of children on his back. Published in 1978
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
018.029.001
Width
9
Height
7.5
Units
in
Manufacturer
Scholastic - Tab Publications
Manufacturer City
Richmond Hill
Manufacturer Province
Ontario
Manufacturer Country
Canada
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Material
Paper
Manufacturer
The Sutherland Press
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
"The Story of Jumbo" book with 34 pages. Cover illustration of elephant with tusks cut, standing in jungle, with blue sky. Author is W.F.L. Edwards. Sutherland Press, c.1935.
Material
Paper
Category
Communication Objects
Sub-category
Documentary Artifacts
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
020.037.002
Date Range
1935
Width
7
Height
9 1/4
Units
in
Origin City
St. Thomas
Origin Province
Ontario
Origin Country
Canada
Manufacturer
The Sutherland Press
Manufacturer City
St. Thomas
Manufacturer Province
Ontario
Manufacturer Country
Canada
Municipal Origin
St. Thomas, Ontario
Item History
Donated on behalf of donor's father, Ted Suckley. Items were collected from his time as a printer at the Sutherland Press Ltd.
Images
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Material
Paper
Manufacturer
The Sutherland Press
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Number of Artifacts
1
Description
Paper, souvenir booklet."Souvenir Copy" at top left. XXXTitle: "Jumbo 100 Year Celebration St. Thomas remembers this world famous elephant 100 years later". XXXBottom: ' An advertising section of the London Free Press, Tuesday, June 18, 1985 - Pages F1-F20".
Material
Paper
Category
Communication Objects
Sub-category
Documentary Artifacts
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
020.037.001
Date Range
June 18, 1985
Origin City
St. Thomas
Origin Province
Ontario
Origin Country
Canada
Manufacturer
The Sutherland Press
Manufacturer City
St. Thomas
Manufacturer Province
Ontario
Manufacturer Country
Canada
Municipal Origin
St. Thomas, Ontario
Item History
Donated on behalf of donor's father, Ted Suckley. Items were collected from his time as a printer at the Sutherland Press Ltd.
Images
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Material
Glass
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Don Cosens Collection
Description
Bottle, clear glass, “3 FL OZ Jumbo Brand Pepper Sauce”,
Material
Glass
Condition Information
good
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
019.040.075
Height
16
Units
cm
Images
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Material
Glass
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Don Cosens Collection
Description
Bottle, milk, clear glass, painted on: “Our little Jumbo, Mighty Good, 1/3 pint” with picture of elephant
Material
Glass
Condition Information
good
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
019.040.076
Height
14
Units
cm
Images
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Material
Glass
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Description
Bottle, clear glass, cloudy, “Jumbo Quality Sugar Beverages Patented Min Contents 7 ½ Flu Ozs"
Material
Glass
Condition Information
good
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
019.040.087
Height
22
Units
cm
Images
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 Badge

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artifact Type
button, promotional
Manufacturer
Loder-Sutherland
Storage Location
Times Journal map cabinet, drawer 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artifact Type
button, promotional
Description
Beige button badge. The button has an illustration of the Jumbo statue in the center. Above the illustration, in red, "JUMBO". Beneath it, "1885-1985 - St. Thomas, Ont. Canada" in black. The back is silver.
Category
Communication Artifact
Sub-category
Advertising Media
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
019.002.013
File Number
019.002
Storage Location
Times Journal map cabinet, drawer 4
Date Range
1985
Diameter
2.25
Units
in
Manufacturer
Loder-Sutherland
Manufacturer City
St. Thomas
Manufacturer Province
Ontario
Manufacturer Country
Canada
Manufacture Notes
606 Talbot Street, St. Thomas was taken over in late 1927 by the Sutherland Press Ltd., Frederick W. Sutherland, president. From 1928 to 1955, Sutherland Press shared the premises with the St. Thomas Box Co. Ltd. (and in 1929 only with the Lenox Manufacturing Co. Ltd., makers of overalls). From 1957 to 1983, Sutherland Press Ltd. is listed in city directories as the sole occupant of their building. From 1985 to 1993, the property is listed under the business name Loder-Sutherland, printing and advertising. The company printed books, pamphlets, and, for a part of its history, the town's newspaper, now the St. Thomas Times-Journal. The iconic headquarters of The Sutherland Press, Ltd. was one of the biggest and best of its time.
Item History
This pin is from the Jumbo Centennial celebrations that took place in 1985. 1985 marked the hundredth anniversary of Jumbo's death that occured in 1885 in St. Thomas, Ontario.

Button Badge

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artifact Type
button, promotional
Storage Location
Times Journal map cabinet, drawer 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artifact Type
button, promotional
Description
Yellow button badge with red print, 'Jumbo Centennial 1882-1982'. In the center, a grey illustration of Jumbo. He wears a red saddle blanket.
Category
Communication Artifact
Sub-category
Advertising Media
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
019.002.014
File Number
019.002
Storage Location
Times Journal map cabinet, drawer 4
Date Range
1982
Diameter
3.5
Units
in
Item History
The button was a promotional artifact for the Jumbo Centennial celebration that occured in 1982. It had been 100 years since Jumbo first arrived in North America.

Button Badge

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artifact Type
button, promotional
Manufacturer
Loder-Sutherland
Storage Location
Times Journal map cabinet, drawer 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Artifact Type
button, promotional
Description
Cream coloured button with green and black text/details. In the center, an illustration of the Jumbo statue. Above it, in green, stylized text, "St. Thomas". Beneath it, "Ontario, Canada". The button has green stripes. The back is silver with a straight pin.
Category
Communication Artifact
Sub-category
Advertising Media
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
019.002.015
File Number
019.002
Storage Location
Times Journal map cabinet, drawer 4
Date Range
ca. 1985
Diameter
1.75
Units
in
Manufacturer
Loder-Sutherland
Manufacturer City
St. Thomas
Manufacturer Province
Ontario
Manufacturer Country
Canada
Manufacture Notes
606 Talbot Street, St. Thomas was taken over in late 1927 by the Sutherland Press Ltd., Frederick W. Sutherland, president. From 1928 to 1955, Sutherland Press shared the premises with the St. Thomas Box Co. Ltd. (and in 1929 only with the Lenox Manufacturing Co. Ltd., makers of overalls). From 1957 to 1983, Sutherland Press Ltd. is listed in city directories as the sole occupant of their building. From 1985 to 1993, the property is listed under the business name Loder-Sutherland, printing and advertising. The company printed books, pamphlets, and, for a part of its history, the town's newspaper, now the St. Thomas Times-Journal. The iconic headquarters of The Sutherland Press, Ltd. was one of the biggest and best of its time.

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
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Manufacturer
E. & H. T. Anthony
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Museum
Collection
Scott Sefton Collection
Description
Plate camera manufactured by 'E. & H. T. Anthony' c. 1880.
Category
Tools & Equipment for Communication
Sub-category
Photographic Tools & Equipment
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
014.146.008
Storage Range
Jumbo artifact box- R1 S1 Sh5
Manufacturer
E. & H. T. Anthony
Notes
This camera took the photo of Jumbo after the accident. Attached tag reads: "Scott collection. From jumbo camera."

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.
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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.
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Commemoration coin: unveiling of the Jumbo statue: bronze coloured

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Description
Bronze coloured commemorative coin to celebrate the unveiling of the Jumbo statue. Coin is sealed in round plastic case and has image of a train and Jumbo on the front. Back of coin has city crest and 'St. Thomas Ontario' on it.
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant

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
Storage Range
Jumbo artifact box R1 S1 Sh5

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