MP-0000.25.609 | Unloading cod, beach at Percé, QC, about 1925

 
Photograph, glass lantern slide
Unloading cod, beach at Percé, QC, 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-0000.25.609
© McCord Museum
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"FISHING AT PERCE: Perce is a great fishing settlement and most of the fishing is done in small ships just off shore. The people are partly Acadian French, partly canadian French and partly Channel Islanders and partly English. As a result the local dialect is a wonderful mixture."

(Excerpt from "CANADIAN GEOGRAPHY & ECONOMICS: The St. Lawrence River" (Lecture A.4 and A.11); booklet, McGill University Illustrated Lectures, about 1930.