Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent

Time stops when you open a book

A woman reading, sitting on the floor of a broad porch, her back against the wall of the house.

Beatrice Meredith reading in Saint-Patrice (Rivière-du-Loup), 1908.

Private coll. (Brydon Gombay).

Beatrice Meredith, nicknamed “Bea,” is very present in the Gombay family album. These albums are beautiful windows onto life in the summer colony of Saint-Patrice, particularly in the early 20th century. 

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