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Collection consists of photographs believed to be taken by William Notman or Alexander Henderson depicting scenes in Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia during the latter half of the nineteenth century.
Photographic subjects include: buildings, churches, trains, waterfalls, rivers and a variety of other urban and rural landscapes and portraits.
The photographs are arranged geographically.
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Associate material in other institutions:
The McCord Museum in Montreal is home to the Notman Photographic Archives, a collection that also houses a number of Henderson prints. Additional collections of Henderson prints are held in Ottawa by Library and Archives Canada and The National Gallery.
Related material at the Archives of Ontario:
Other records created by or relating to William Notman and Alexander Henderson held at the Archives of Ontario are the following: F 4358, William Notman fonds; F 1140, MU 2254, Ontario Society of Artists, Minute Books; RG 15-54, 3rd Session, Department of Public Works Records, Photographic Portraits of the Members of the Ontario Legislature; F 4358 William Notman fonds; F 4360 Edward Wilkes Rathbun fonds; F 702 Mann family fonds and C224-20 Henderson-Goold-Duffin photograph album.