I-12322 | Willie Niven, Montreal, QC, 1864

 
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Willie Niven, Montreal, QC, 1864
William Notman (1826-1891)
1864, 19th century
Silver salts on glass - Wet collodion process
12 x 10 cm
Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd.
I-12322
© McCord Museum
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Her son Willie, however, is posed rather strangely for a portrait, lying on a fox fur rug, waving his hat in the air, propped up on a cloth hassock to support his hand. The background is also oddly dull.

Source : In the Eye of the Camera [Web tour], by Nora Hague, McCord Museum (see Links)