MP-0000.158.115 | Emerald Lake, Field, BC, about 1923

 
Photograph, glass lantern slide
Emerald Lake, Field, BC, 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-0000.158.115
© McCord Museum
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"Emerald Lake: Instead, however, of returning by road, one can descend from the summit of the Yoho Pass to Emerald Lake, a lovely little gem of green water nestling in the forest and completely surrounded by lofty peaks, whose green-ribboned glaciers can be seen protruding from the rocky cirques of the upper slope. Mount Burgess dominates this beautiful lake."

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