VIEW-2249 | Interior tourist sleeping car, C.P.R., Montreal, QC, about 1890

 
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Interior tourist sleeping car, C.P.R., Montreal, QC, about 1890
Wm. Notman & Son
About 1890, 19th century
Silver salts on glass - Gelatin dry plate process
20 x 25 cm
Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd.
VIEW-2249
© McCord Museum
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The sleeper cars for the tourist class provided a little more comfort. The seats were adjustable to let travellers stretch out better; the hanging beds were more roomy and soft.