Canadian History Image of the Day

29 09 2009
Canada Marine Works, Lachine Canal, 1875

Canada Marine Works, Lachine Canal, 1875

Note that the location is given as “Montreal, C.E.”  In 1867, “Canada East” had become the Province of Quebec. As this lithograph shows, it took time for the new name to catch on in ordinary usage.

Source: Peter Winkworth Collection of Canadiana and the National Archives of Canada.


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