VIEW-3489 | Skiing, Mount Royal Park, Montreal, QC, about 1901

 
Photograph
Skiing, Mount Royal Park, Montreal, QC, about 1901
Wm. Notman & Son
About 1901, 20th century
Silver salts on glass - Gelatin dry plate process
20 x 25 cm
Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd.
VIEW-3489
© McCord Museum
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Keywords:  Occupation (1110) , Photograph (77678) , sport (475)
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Keys to History

At the beginning of the 20th century, cross-country skiing on the mountain was, like ski-jumping, a sport practiced by relatively well-to-do people, who always sought out what was in fashion.