Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. R9266-220 Peter Winkworth Collection of Canadiana | Licence: Copyright Expired
Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. R9266-220 Peter Winkworth Collection of Canadiana | Licence: Copyright Expired

Skating Carnival.

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Description

Item is part of the Arthur Elliot album.
Subject depicts indoor scene of skating rink with a large vault and ribbed ceiling; flags hanging from rafters; crowded skating area with mostly children (l.c.man skating with snow shoes on his back)
This is most likely the Victoria Skating Rink in Montreal completed in 1862.
This Elliot sketch is loose and detached from its original album sheet

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Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. R9266-220 Peter Winkworth Collection of Canadiana

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Location

Montreal, Canada

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