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Notman, Visionary Photographer

Special Exhibition

Notman, Visionary Photographer

Until April 14, 2019

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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.

Photo: Wm. Notman & Son, A. H. Buxton, Montréal, 1887 © McCord Museum

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This project has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada.