title bar Picturing a Canadian Life: L.M. Montgomery's Personal Scrapbooks and Book Covers
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Object Name magazine clipping 
Object Type photographic 
Title AN ANGLER'S PARADISE -- MCNEILL'S POND 
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Description Magazine photograph of a pond. 
Narrative Macneill's Pond, one of two ponds in Cavendish, is commonly thought to be The Lake of Shining Waters written about in Anne of Green Gables. Although Montgomery admits in her journal that her unconscious memory of the Cavendish pond likely affected her description of the fictional pond, Anne's Lake of Shining Waters is the Campbell Pond at Park Corner. Montgomery's cousin and friend Amanda Macneill lived near Macneill's Pond, also seen in the cyanotype on the right-hand side of this scrapbook page. 
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Source Lucy Maud Montgomery Birthplace and Confederation Centre Art Gallery and Museum 
Material paper
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Digital image ID CM_67_5_12p34_B.jpg 
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