Umm, Which Fork?

Dalnavert is a Victorian house museum in Winnipeg, that has been restored to it’s original 1895 grandeur when Sir Hugh McDonald and his family lived in the home. Sir Hugh was the son of Sir John A. McDonald, Canada’s first Prime Minister.


Dalnavert table setting This is a single place setting for a formal Christmas dinner. Which fork to use? Start from the outside and work your way in right? How many courses could this be?

Dalnavert table A grand looking table.

Dalnavert pickle jar This is a pickle jar.

Dalnavert menu And the menu sits at the head of the table.

A feast for sure!

This is my second post about Dalnavert, see also my post about the reading of Charles Dicken’s, A Christmas Carol.



About Suzanne Costigan

Author of Empty Cup, a contemporary, social issues based young adult novel.

Posted on January 6, 2016, in Favourite Photos, Favourite Places in Winnipeg, Holidays/Special Occassions, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. And no dishwashers to wash all that cutlery and china. Glad I didn’t live then elegant though it looks.

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