MP-0000.158.149 | The Butchart Gardens, near Victoria, BC, about 1922

 
Photograph, glass lantern slide
The Butchart Gardens, near Victoria, BC, about 1922
Anonyme - Anonymous
About 1922, 20th century
Silver salts and transparent ink on glass - Gelatin dry plate process
8 x 10 cm
Gift of Mr. Stanley G. Triggs
MP-0000.158.149
© McCord Museum
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Keywords:  Landscape (2230) , Photograph (77678)
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"The Butchart Gardens: A few miles from Victoria lie the famous Butchart Gardens, private property but open to public view. What was once an old quarry is now a beautiful pool rimmed round by vines and flowers of amazing variety and luxuriance. Near the house on the estate is an Italian Garden. Close by is a Japanese Garden."

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