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Portrait of Edward William Thomson 1794-1865

Picture, 1913, English

Portrait of Edward William Thomson 1794-1865

Picture, 1913, English

Notes

Insc. in pencil on vso. EW;
Thomson served in the War of 1812 in 3rd flank company of the 3rd Regiment of York militia. He was present at the capture of Detroit by Isaac Brock, was decorated for services at Queenston Heights. He was promoted captain in the 1st West York Regiment in 1822, and transferred to the 3rd West York militia in 1827. He served during the rebellion of 1837–38 and became lieutenant-colonel of the 7th Regiment of North York militia in 1839. DCB

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Photograph coloured with water colours

Extent

181 x 116; 185 x 112; 205 x 175 mm

Provenance

Gift of J. Ross Robertson

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 465 Cab