Experience 19th century Canada through the lens of a pioneer of photography. See the iconic images produced by William Notman (1826–1891), the first Canadian photographer to gain an international reputation.
Introducing a modern approach to photography, Notman created some of our most stunning windows onto the past. Through 300 vintage prints and objects from the McCord Museum, this exhibition presents a comprehensive portrait of Victorian Canada and celebrates the innovation and artistry of the man who captured it.
A McCord Museum exhibition
This project has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada.
Photo: Wm. Notman & Son, A. H. Buxton, Montréal, 1887 © McCord Museum