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   Funded by a donation from Scotia Bank Niagara Falls.  Image scanned by MES. (image/jpeg)
Title 5. The Culprit - Milk and Seeds Gone
Is Part of  Thomas McMicking, the cat, and the apple seeds, 5
Creator  Breton, Carol
Type  Still Image
Medium  Watercolour
Extent  36.63 x 26.42 cm
Created  1974.
Call Number  WC PR-25
Is Part of  Watercolour Collection
Subject  Pioneers - Ontario - Niagara Falls
  Agriculture
  Animals
Place Name  Canada (nation)
Rights Management  ©Niagara Falls Public Library
Notes  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation Government of Canada Local Initiatives Grant AK 2403-9 1974- 1975 ; Research by George Seibel ; Thomas McMicking a UEL who originally came from Scotland in 1775 is credited with having grown the first apples in this vicinity. His son told how he had brought seeds from the Catskills and having been advised that they would germinate better if steeped in milk overnight, he had them dropped in a cup which he promptly placed on top of a cupboard. It was found by the cat which promptly consumed the seeds with the milk - excerpted from The Mark of Honour by Hazel C Matthews, University of Toronto Press, 1965, page 130
Place Name  Niagara Falls (inhabited place)
Publisher  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation
Description  Thomas McMicking awakes to find that the cat has consumed both the milk and the apple seeds, the planting of apple seeds is delayed for one year ;
Bibliograhic Citation 
Author: Mathews, Hazel Chisholm.
Title: The mark of honour /
Published: [Toronto] :University of Toronto Press,c1965.
Shelfmark: CHIPADULT971.024Mat
Shelfmark: VICADULT971.024M429
Shelfmark: VICADULTLHC971.024M429Acorn Room Storage
Shelfmark: VICADULTLHC971.024M429Acorn Room Storage
Shelfmark: VICADULTLHC971.024M429Acorn Room Storage
Shelfmark: VICADULTLHC971.024M429Oakes Room
Record ID  102693
Digital image 
Format image/jpeg
Size  750px X 541px
Resolution  150ppi X 150ppi
Digitization Colour Scan
Equipment Vidar Truscan Titan Atlas Wide-Format
Date 2005-02-08
Notes Funded by a donation from Scotia Bank Niagara Falls. Image scanned by MES.

 

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