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ceremonial spade

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Dates
1975
circa 1975
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Ceremonial
Classification
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Accession Number
1976.16.1
Description
A ceremonial spade with a long, black, fake-grained plastic grip handle that fits into a steel scoop; inscription on scoop.
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Accession Number
1976.16.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Ceremonial
Classification
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Ceremonial
Anniversaries and Special Events
Hospital Design and Construction
Commemorative and Association Items
Description
A ceremonial spade with a long, black, fake-grained plastic grip handle that fits into a steel scoop; inscription on scoop.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: unknown.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Date Remarks
Date of commemorative event.
Material
plastic: black
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-Q2-2
Dimension Notes
Length 98.5 cm x Width 15.2 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
This spade was used by Her Honour, Pauline McGibbon, the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, to turn the first sod for the extension of the Academy of Medicine, Toronto, 17 September 1975. Photograph of this ceremony with the spade is in this photograph 002050324.
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