MP-0000.158.23 | Girls' camp near Sainte Marguerite, Laurentian Mountains, QC, about 1923

 
Photograph, glass lantern slide
Girls' camp near Sainte Marguerite, Laurentian Mountains, QC, 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-0000.158.23
© McCord Museum
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"Summer days in the Laurentians: Montrealers are fortunate in that they have, almost at their very door, an exceptionally fine holiday region -- the Laurentian Mountains.A short train ride north to St. Jerome, and from there on, rising gradually to a height of over 1,300 feet and descending again, the journey is for over a hundred miles through an enchanting district of mountain, lake, stream and wood. Thousands of visitors every year throng the numerous resorts which have arisen, of which the chief are Ste. Agathe, Val Morin, St. Faustin, St. Jovite. Mont Tremblant, etc. -- places whose very names are delicious and which offer every kind of amusement that simple or cultivated tastes calls for. This picture shows a girls' camp near Ste. Marguerite."

Excerpt from "ACROSS CANADA BY C. P. R.", Section 2--The Province of Quebec; booklet, McGill University Illustrated Lectures, 1928.