title bar Picturing a Canadian Life: L.M. Montgomery's Personal Scrapbooks and Book Covers
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Object Name scrapbook cover 
Object Type memorabilia 
Title Album 
Artist/Maker Name unknown      
Description Red hard-cover scrapbook with silver and black embossed lettering "ALBUM" and garland surrounding an oval picture of two young girls. Scrapbook assembled by L. M. Montgomery and contains memorabilia including: magazine clippings and pictures, greeting cards, newspaper clippings, pressed flowers, fabric swatches, letters, original photographs and cyanotypes, invitations, programs, etc. Scrapbook has 60 pages plus inside front and back covers. 
Narrative An illustration on the cover of the second of L. M. Montgomery's Prince Edward Island personal scrapbooks (1902-1909) features two smartly dressed turn-of-the-century children using an early model wall telephone. The playful image suggests that much fun and private information will be communicated throught the album itself. 
Date Circa 1909-01-01 
Source Lucy Maud Montgomery Birthplace and Confederation Centre Art Gallery and Museum 
Material paper; embossed boards
Digital image ID CM_67_5_12FC.jpg 
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