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The Elizabeth Project: Introduction

Welcome to the first of four videos about the recreation of Elizabeth Simcoe's 1790s portrait. This video serves as an all around introduction and context piece to the accompanying outfit that will be revealed on August 22nd, right on time for CoSy.

::Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hollybenison
::Etsy:: https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/TinkertonsDryGoods

::Music::
Gymnopedie No. 1 by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

::Citations::
[1] Mississauga’s of the Credit First Nation, [http://mncfn.ca/torontopurchase/](http://mncfn.ca/torontopurchase/)

[2] Toronto Purchase Maps, [http://oldtorontomaps.blogspot.com/2013/01/1787-1805-toronto-purchase.html](http://oldtorontomaps.blogspot.com/2013/01/1787-1805-toronto-purchase.html)

[3] Hannah Jarvis, [http://stalkingdeadpeople.blogspot.com/2012/09/hannah-jarvis-1763-1845.html](http://stalkingdeadpeople.blogspot.com/2012/09/hannah-jarvis-1763-1845.html)

[4] Dress Inspiration from the V&A, [http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O136984/gown/gown-unknown/](http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O136984/gown/gown-unknown/)

[5] Cap inspiration no. 1 [https://www.costumecocktail.com/2016/11/13/lady-with-cap-and-swiss-belt-ca-1810s/](https://www.costumecocktail.com/2016/11/13/lady-with-cap-and-swiss-belt-ca-1810s/)

[6] Cap Inspiration no. 2 [https://www.mutualart.com/Artwork/Portrait-miniature-of-a-young-Lady--wear/5269886570C96CAA](https://www.mutualart.com/Artwork/Portrait-miniature-of-a-young-Lady--wear/5269886570C96CAA)

::Photos::
Treaty, [http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-uX7s85quzTQ/UO-zJxOGqtI/AAAAAAAAJ0Y/dU_OkIUql18/s1600/TorontoPurchasesignatures-f1231_it0175.jpg](http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-uX7s85quzTQ/UO-zJxOGqtI/AAAAAAAAJ0Y/dU_OkIUql18/s1600/TorontoPurchasesignatures-f1231_it0175.jpg)

Joseph Brant, [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Brant#/media/File:Joseph_Brant_painting_by_George_Romney_1776_(2).jpg](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Brant#/media/File:Joseph_Brant_painting_by_George_Romney_1776_(2).jpg)

John Graves Simcoe, [https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?R=DC-OHQ2-PICTURES-S-R-1](https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?R=DC-OHQ2-PICTURES-S-R-1)

Scadding Cabin, [http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/en/explore/online/simcoe/big/6959.aspx](http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/en/explore/online/simcoe/big/6959.aspx)

Lake Ontario, [http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/en/explore/online/simcoe/big/6958.aspx](http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/en/explore/online/simcoe/big/6958.aspx)

View from York Barracks, [http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/en/explore/online/simcoe/big/6353.aspx](http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/en/explore/online/simcoe/big/6353.aspx)

Elizabeth Simcoe, [https://torontopubliclibrary.typepad.com/local-history-genealogy/2018/08/john-and-elizabeth-for-simcoe-day.html](https://torontopubliclibrary.typepad.com/local-history-genealogy/2018/08/john-and-elizabeth-for-simcoe-day.html)

::Resources::
Acknowledgment (A film by Jonathan Elliott, 2020), [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3X4MYbJvLUI&t=268s](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3X4MYbJvLUI&t=268s)

Traditional Territory Map, [https://native-land.ca/](https://native-land.ca/)

More info on the Toronto Purchase, [https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/toronto-purchase-treaty-13](https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/toronto-purchase-treaty-13)

Elizabeth Simcoe's Diary, [https://www.dundurn.com/books_/t22117/a9781550027686-mrs--simcoe-s-diary](https://www.dundurn.com/books_/t22117/a9781550027686-mrs--simcoe-s-diary)

Virtual Lecture: A Biography of Elizabeth Simcoe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BaVAMeYdnek

A Colorful Life Elizabeth Simcoe And Her Niagara Experiences, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVDKsvHa9Jk
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