Figure skating on Trout Lake

figure skaters


Title: Trout Lake

Photographer: William Bauer

Date: 1900

Silver gelatin print of a couple skating on Trout Lake in Vancouver. The man in the photo is identified as His Royal Highness Prince Arthur (1850-1942), the Duke of Connaught and third son of Queen Victoria. Arthur served as the Governor General of Canada from 1911 to 1916.

The collection contains several albums from the Bauer family as well as a diary describing William Bauer’s journey from Singapore to B.C. in 1891.

Courtesy of Rare Books and Special Collections (UL 1015 19).