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Hand tooled leather boots, c. 1870, featured in the 2008 exhibition “HEIGHTS OF FASHION: A HISTORY OF THE ELEVATED FOOT” at the Esplanade Museum [Alberta, Canada]. Image posted via http://www.wornthrough.com

La región donde se encuentra actualmente Alberta, anteriormente pertenecía a la Compañía de la Bahía de Hudson. En 1870, la Compañía de la Bahía de Hudson cedió sus territorios al gobierno de Canadá.6 Estos territorios pasaron a llamarse Territorios del Noroeste, y ocupaban la región donde actualmente se encuentran, además de Alberta, Manitoba, Nunavut y Saskatchewan.

Marilyn Monroe on the train, during the filming of River of No Return in Jasper, Alberta, Canada, summer 1953.

Black Pinet boot: French, late 1870s-early 1880s - "François Pinet manufactured some of the most exquisite footwear worn by the most elegant during the second half of the 19th century. Much of his footwear was factory‐made but he also employed seven hundred embroiderers who laboured in less than comfortable conditions creating botanically accurate floral embroidery."