A striking vintage panoramic photograph of a group on a terrace, overlooking Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada,which dates to the 1930's or 1940's.. It features a group of men and women dressed in different attire, some wearing dresses, hats and suits. The black and white images are clear and crisp. The photograph has captured breathtaking views of majestic high peaks, spectacular scenery and a glacier fed lake. The perspective is looking downward, sweeping on the group and creates a great view of the pristine environment during the 1940's. The photograph is somewhat reminiscent of the work by Ansel Adams, the noted American photographer and environmentalist. Lake Louise is a hamlet in Banff National Park located in Canada. The lake is known for having an emerald color due to the glacier water. Lake Louise is the gateway to the Icefields Parkway, which National Geographic considers on the 10 most scenic drives in the world. It was named after Princess Louise Alberta (1848-1939), the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and wife of John Campbell, the 9th Duke of Argyll, who was the Governor General Of Canada from 1878 to 1883. The frame is made of wood and the photograph is under glass. On the back it reads, Photograph By Associated Screen News limited Banff Springs Hotel Banff, Alberta. In the left hand corner, it reads 2/20/40. The condition of the photograph is very good with only some crimping in the upper right. The frame measures approx. 14 1/2" height and 17" length. The photograph measures approx. 10" height and 13" length.
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