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 Montgomery gathered this prairie sunflower just outside Winnipeg en route to Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. The vast fields of sunflowers on the Manitoba prairies reminded her of buttercup fields in Cavendish. 
Date  1890-08-17 
Source Lucy Maud Montgomery Birthplace and Confederation Centre Art Gallery and Museum 
Material paper; pressed flowers; ribbon
Inscriptions Gathered|Sunday|August 17th|1890|Prairie|Sunflower|Winnipeg|Manitoba| Can. 
Digital image ID CM_67_5_15p33_C.jpg 
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