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   Funded by a donation from Scotia Bank Niagara Falls.  Image scanned by MES. (image/jpeg)
Title 2. Seeds and Milk Put In A Safe Place
Is Part of  Thomas McMicking, the cat, and the apple seeds, 2
Creator  Breton, Carol
Type  Still Image
Medium  Watercolour
Extent  25.94 x 36.81 cm
Created  1974.
Call Number  WC 54
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 puts the apple seeds in the cup of milk on top of a cupboard for safekeeping ;
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  102747
Digital image 
Format image/jpeg
Size  750px X 1064px
Resolution  150ppi X 150ppi
Digitization Colour Scan
Equipment Vidar Truscan Titan Atlas Wide-Format
Date 2005-02-16
Notes Funded by a donation from Scotia Bank Niagara Falls. Image scanned by MES.

 

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