MP-0000.158.93 | Trail Riders in the Canadian Rockies, about 1925

 
Photograph, glass lantern slide
Trail Riders in the Canadian Rockies, about 1925
Anonyme - Anonymous
About 1925, 20th century
Silver salts and transparent ink on glass - Gelatin dry plate process
8 x 10 cm
Gift of Mr. Stanley G. Triggs
MP-0000.158.93
© McCord Museum
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"Mount Assiniboine: Twenty miles south of Banff is Mount Assiniboine (height 11,860 feet), the Matterhorn of the New World, the first ascent of which was made, after many unsuccessful attempts, in 1901. The way thither leads through beautiful valleys shaded with transparent blue lakes and park-like openings, and the journey is a particularly fine pony and camping trip, with a camp at the end."

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