title bar Picturing a Canadian Life: L.M. Montgomery's Personal Scrapbooks and Book Covers
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Object Name pressed flowers 
Object Type souvenir 
Artist/Maker Name Montgomery, L. M.      
Description Pressed flowers attached to a white card and decorated with a blue ribbon. 
Narrative This pressed honeysuckle bloom preserves one of the last gatherings of the "trio," presumably Montgomery, Lucy Macneill, and Penzie Macneill. On Thursday, July 26, 1894, Montgomery was offered a teaching post in Bideford, PEI, and left Cavendish two days later. 
Date  1894-07-26 
Source Lucy Maud Montgomery Birthplace and Confederation Centre Art Gallery and Museum 
Material pressed flowers; paper; ribbon
Inscriptions Last night of|the|"Trio"|Cavendish|Thursday|July 26th|1894|"Friendship, sweeter|than honeyhuckle blooms."|Showers of blush roses.|Fare well|Til we meet|again. 
Digital image ID CM_67_5_15p15_N.jpg 
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