VIEW-4890.2 | Windsor Hotel and extension, Peel Street, Montreal, QC, 1906

 
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Windsor Hotel and extension, Peel Street, Montreal, QC, 1906
Wm. Notman & Son
1906, 20th century
Silver salts on paper - Gelatin silver process ?
20 x 25 cm
Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd.
VIEW-4890.2
© McCord Museum
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This panoramic view of the extension of the Windsor lets us see it in its setting. On the right, the extension was designed in the style of the architecture school of the Beaux-Arts in Paris, a trend which, in 1906, was sweeping both New York and Montreal. This part was nevertheless in keeping with buildings of the 1870s, which itself followed the Parisian fashion of the time. All that remains intact today is the extension of 1906.