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Glass Slides (1870-1930) and Adult Education at McGill University

This set of approximately 150 images represents a selection of glass slides used in illustrated lectures offered at McGill University. The set is made up mainly of glass slides used for the first lecture at McGill, titled "Across Canada by CPR." Also included are slides from the lecture titled "The St. Lawrence River."

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  • Photographs of ships and trains owned by Canadian Pacific, of tourist attractions, of views of cities, industries and agricultural landscapes in Quebec, Ontario, the Maritimes, the Prairies and Western Canada;
  • Photographs of cities and towns along the St. Lawrence River in Quebec, as well as rural scenes and people at work;
  • Magic lantern.

 

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Crystal Gardens, Victoria, BC, about 1926 (MP-0000.158.148)

Photograph, glass lantern slide
Crystal Gardens, Victoria, BC, about 1926
Anonyme - Anonymous
About 1926, 20th century
MP-0000.158.148

Copper converters, nickel industry, Sudbury, ON, about 1920 (MP-0000.158.33)

Photograph, glass lantern slide
Copper converters, nickel industry, Sudbury, ON, about 1920
Anonyme - Anonymous
About 1920, 20th century
MP-0000.158.33

Cabinet for glass lantern slides (MP-0000.25.1-1085)

Cabinet for glass lantern slides
1920-1940, 20th century
MP-0000.25.1-1085