MP-0000.827.7 | Tombola at Sohmer Park (1890), Montreal, QC, c.1910

Tombola at Sohmer Park (1890), Montreal, QC, c.1910
Cumming & Brewis
About 1910, 20th century
Ink on paper mounted on card - Halftone
15 x 20 cm
Gift of Mr. Stanley G. Triggs
© McCord Museum
Keywords:  event (534) , group (610) , portrait (53878) , Print (10661)
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On June 24, 1890, the day of the French-Canadian holiday of St. Jean-Baptiste, a tombola was organized at Sohmer Park. Proceeds went to the Monument National, a theatre which was built on St. Lawrence Boulevard in 1893. Festivities for Victoria Day were also held in the park.