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 sewn onto a blue card with a Merry Christmas ribbon around the stems. 
Narrative Montgomery pressed some of the flowers from her wedding bouquet and stitched them to a card she later inserted in the scrapbook.The Merry Christmas ribbon around the bouquet suggests this may have been when the busy new bride finally had time to arrange items in her scrapbook after the move to Leaskdale, Ontario in September, 1911. 
Date  1911-07-05 
Source McLaughlin Library, University of Guelph 
Material pressed flowers; paper; ribbon
Inscriptions Wedding Bouquet|July 5, 1911 
Digital image ID red1_34_G.jpg 
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