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Chateau Lake Louise


Description
Media Type:
Image
Text
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
A postcard of Chateau Lake Louise, Alberta, to Rev. Robert B. Layton in Lacombe, Alberta, mailed from Fairmont Springs, B.C.
Notes:
"Lake Louise" was named in 1884 to honour Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria, married to the Marquis of Lorne, Governor General of Canada at the time. The Canadian Pacific Railway began construction of the hotel in 1890.
Inscriptions:
Reverse reads:
"Welcome, Bob and family to Alberta. We slept in your Manse for a night a week ago after our first day out. Are enjoying our trip immensely. Will reach Spokane in a couple of days. Hope you will find everything to your taste in your new home.
Sincerely your friend,
W.M. Grant"
Date of Original:
17 July 1924
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
OILL0093
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Alberta, Canada
    fltLatitude: 51.43329
    Latitude: 51.43329 Longitude: -116.18548
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Chateau Lake Louise


A postcard of Chateau Lake Louise, Alberta, to Rev. Robert B. Layton in Lacombe, Alberta, mailed from Fairmont Springs, B.C.