Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent

Let’s get dressed up!

Six children in costumes posing proudly in a photographer’s studio.

A photograph ordered by Mrs. J. A. Cameron of Saint-Patrice (Rivière-du-Loup), 1909.

© Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent, Stanislas Belle coll., b13163.

No need to wait for an invitation to a masked ball to get dressed up! Children have always loved turning into cowboys, Little Red Riding Hood, a housemaid, Dutch girl or grand dame.

This photo was taken in the studio of Stanislas Belle in Rivière-du-Loup. 

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