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Indian Chiefs 1873 Medal, Presented to commemorate Treaty Number 3 (Queen Victoria) 

Place

Canada

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 medal / médaille : silver ;
Inventory no.: 200544

Scope and content

For further information about this work, please consult the medal card catalogue according to the a208 field.
Treaty No. 3, Treaty of the North West Angle, was signed October 3, 1873 with the Saulteaux and Ojibway Indians.
This medal was issuedd to Chief Muskeekee Eyineer, Manitoba Band No. 2, and was damaged in a house fire and a replacement issued May 31, 1912.
Other related works are medal no. 1638, 1646, and wax impressions 1950-2-2M and 1950-2-3M.

Object
90: Open
Must be consulted under close supervisio
n for conservation reasons.
Object
Copy negative C-144184
90: Open
Object
Copy negative C-144185
90: Open
Object
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
00008M
90: Open
Object
90: Open
Medals
1647
90: Open
Other accession no.
00008M
1970-027 X PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1970-27-8M
Copyright: Expired

Additional information

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: obverse: [Head of Queen Victoria with diadem and veil, head to left, with necklet of pearls around neck, from which is suspended locket with portrait of Prince Consort] inscribed: VICTORIA REGI[NA?] / [illegible]
Inscription: reverse: [Two figures shaking hands said to be Colonel McLeod, Canadian Treaty Commissioner and Chief Poundmaker]....inscribed: INDIAN TRE[ATY?] / [NO. 3?] / [illegible] / [illegible]
Inscription: edge: no inscription
Inscription: attachment: no attachment

Subject heading

1. portrait event.
2. Indian.

Government

Other system control no.

2851194