Quebec - albumen view of the fort [Citadel and Quebec City from Point Levis, QC, in 1865]. William NOTMAN.

Quebec - albumen view of the fort [Citadel and Quebec City from Point Levis, QC, in 1865]

Date Published: [1900]
Edition: Later edition
Binding: No binding

A nice circa 1900 made albumen photographic view of the fort (Citadel and Quebec City from Point Levis circa 1865 view). Silver salts on paper mounted on card - Gelatin dry plate process rounded corners at top left and right.

Card size: 13-7/8 x 17-5/8 inches

Image size: 6-5/8 x 9-1/4 inches

At bottom right of photo number id in photo of 17305.

Some minor spots on photo, otherwise very good condition.

A similar view to albumen print located at McCord Museum identifying the photographer as William Notman and dating circa 1900.

William Notman was a Scottish-Canadian photographer and businessman. His first important commission was the documentation of the construction of the Victoria Bridge across the St. Lawrence River . Notman's photographs of the construction of the bridge and scenes of Canada East and Canada West so pleased Queen Victoria that, according to family tradition, she named him "Photographer to the Queen." Notman also became well known for his photographs of Canadian scenes and life. From the beginning he and his photographers compiled a large stock of negatives loosely catalogued as “views.” The first Canadian photographer with an international reputation.
Very Good. Item #7459

$500.00 USD
$663.46 CAD

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