Quebec & The Maritimes

 

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Notre Dame Church, Interior, Montreal, Que. The first Notre Dame chapel was built in 1642 at Point Callieres, succeeded by a larger edifice in 1654. In 1672 the first Notre Dame Church was built on Place D'Armes. The present church was erected in 1829, The interior is 255 ft. long, 134 ft. wide and 80 ft. high. In the eastern tower hand 10 bells and in the wester Le Gros Bourdon weighing 15 tons. The towers are 227 ft. high.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was made in Canada.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1951-08-06

Sender

Alice & Helen [Quebec, Canada]

Recipient

Mrs. John C. Landis, Jr. [Saint Joseph, Missouri]

Excerpt from Message

Saturday / We are simply thrilled with all the lovely churches, buildings and houses we have seen. Sorry we can’t stay longer as there is so much to see. Love Alice & Helen

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

Canada–Quebéc Province–Montréal

Date Issued

1908-

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

Canadian Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Collection Number

Quebec-16

Date Digitized

2013-12-17

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

P:\SDCW Postcard Collection\NorthAmerica\Canada\Quebec-16A

Image File Size

264 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Montréal (Québec), Notre-Dame de Montréal (Church), Basilicas, Catholic churches, Interiors, Altars

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