MP-0000.158.107 | Lake McArthur, Canadian Rockies, about 1923

 
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Photograph, glass lantern slide
Lake McArthur, Canadian Rockies, about 1923
Anonyme - Anonymous
About 1923, 20th century
Silver salts and transparent ink on glass - Gelatin dry plate process
8 x 10 cm
Gift of Mr. Stanley G. Triggs
MP-0000.158.107
© McCord Museum
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"Lake McArthur: The trail from Lake O'Hara runs upward to Lake McArthur, 7,359 feet above sea-level. Its waters are of a perfect, almost indescribable blue. There is a glacier here, and huge chunks of ice may be seen, even on a hot summer's day, floating in the clear waters."

Excerpt from "ACROSS CANADA BY C. P. R.", Section 5--The Canadian Rockies; booklet, McGill University Illustrated Lectures, 1928.