Snow shoe hurdle race on the ice

#Picture Number SP94

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of Canadian soldiers competing in a snow shoe hurdle race on the ice. Two men in the foreground have fallen, and in the background one man clears the hurdle and another does not! Snow shoe races were regular events among the soldiers of the garrison at Montreal in the 1860s.