Item 2015-40 - Coronation events poster

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CA ON00156 2015-40


Coronation events poster


  • 1902 (Creation)

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1 poster (125cm x 250cm), in many pieces

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The Coronation Committee was formed on 13 May 1902 to plan the celebrations in Belleville, Ontario, attending the coronation of Edward VII. The chair of the committee was R. J. Graham, Mayor of Belleville, and its secretary was Fred Adams. The chair of the Finance Committee was Charles Sulman.

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This item was originally owned by Charles Sulman, grandfather of the donor, and chair of the Finance Committee of the Coronation Committee of Belleville.

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Donated by Dr. Charles Bateman in June 1902.

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A poster advertising events surrounding the planned coronation of Edward VII on 26 June 1902. The coronation was postponed when the heir to the throne became ill with appendicitis, instead taking place on 9 August.

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The poster is in poor condition and arrived at the archives in pieces.

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The digitally restored version of the poster is available from Flickr at

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