Shantz, Orpheus M.
Early: 1917 - Late: 1917
A memento made from a piece of fungus material that was originally adhered to the bark of a tree. This has been cracked off, and its smooth surface etched (possibly done with a wood burning stylus, or some other pointed tool) with hand printing: title (as above) ...Sept. / 15-25 / 1917 / Dorothy E. White / Champion Croquet player. Design of a flower in the centre, and branches with leaves along the lower edge.
Doon Heritage Crossroads
10 Huron Rd. Kitchener 519-748-1914 www.region.waterloo.on.ca/doon
Region of Waterloo
Fraktur design based on Family Register by Jacob Shoemacher in Joseph Schneider Bible, 1821.