II-151888.B | Ballroom, Mr. Baumgarten's house, Montreal, QC, 1904

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Ballroom, Mr. Baumgarten's house, Montreal, QC, 1904
Wm. Notman & Son
1904, 20th century
Silver salts on glass - Gelatin dry plate process
20 x 25 cm
Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd.
© McCord Museum
Keywords:  Architecture (8646) , Photograph (77678) , residential (1255)
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Only the most elegant homes of Montreal had ballrooms. In this photo from 1904, we can admire the home of Alfred Baumgarten, president of the St. Lawrence Sugar Refining Company. At the far end of the room, a staircase leads to the balcony where the musicians played during dances.