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Item ID# A970.003.008
Title Overseas Railway Construction Corps. 239 Canada crest painting
Object Name Painting
Dates of Creation [1916-1920]
Creator McFarlane, Hugh
Description Painting of the crest entitled "Overseas Railway Construction Corps. 239 Canada". Crest includes Mapble Leaf, Ontario flag, Union Jack, Beaver and Crown. Printed on either side of crest is "From Sapper H. McFarlane No. 1039273, 239 Batt., To Dear Sister Isabel."

Painting is on silk pulled over and glued around the edges to cardstock.
Admin/Biographical History Hugh McFarlane, born in Southampton April 15, 1887, signed up for the 239 Batt. C.E.F. Railway Construction Corps. on July 16, 1916. At that time, he was residing in Saskatchewan.
Physical Description 46.5 x 45 cm
Restrictions on Use Copyright is expired.
Subjects Art
First World War
Military
Railways
Soldiers
People McFarlane, Hugh
Level of Description Item