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Randall House - Wolfville Historical Society

Shoe, Pump


Accession number: 99.16.1A-B
Category: Footwear
Object subtype: Woman's
Date: 1860 – 1880
Materials: Leather
Measurements: 25.5 cm L x 7 cm W x 10 cm Hheel: 2.5cm
Marks/Label: "W, G. McKeen Delhaven" written in script in ink on the right shoe. On the left shoe, faintly visible is written - again in ink -" Mrs. W. G. Stackhouse New Glasgow".
Narrative: Owned by Mrs. W. G. (Amelia) Glenross (MacKeen) Stackhouse, born in Delhaven or Pereau, married Rev. Dr. Wesley Tomas Stackhouse who had studied at Acadia. They moved to New Glasgow.
Description: Pair of black woman's shoes /pump with leather heel and round toe. Beaded design is covering the toe in a flower motif using tiny silver and clear beads. They are lined with soft tanned leather. Sole is leather. A: left B: right