MP-0000.158.148 | Crystal Gardens, Victoria, BC, about 1926

 
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Photograph, glass lantern slide
Crystal Gardens, Victoria, BC, about 1926
Anonyme - Anonymous
About 1926, 20th century
Silver salts and transparent ink on glass - Gelatin dry plate process
8 x 10 cm
Gift of Mr. Stanley G. Triggs
MP-0000.158.148
© McCord Museum
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"Victoria -- Crystal Gardens: Adjoining the Empress Hotel, a new amusement garden has been opened under the name of "The Crystal Gardens." It contains one of the world`s largest salt-water swimming pools, as well as conservatories, convention and concert halls, a large pavilion for dancing, gymnasium, and facilities for other indoor amusements."

Excerpt from "ACROSS CANADA BY C. P. R.", Section 7--The Pacific Coast; booklet, McGill University Illustrated Lectures, 1928.