I-64582.1 | Andrew Allan's family in drawingroom, 1871
Andrew Allan's family in drawingroom, 1871
William Notman (1826-1891)
1871, 19th century
Silver salts on paper mounted on paper - Albumen process
12 x 17 cm
Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd.
© McCord Museum
Keywords: Art (2774) , composite (312) , Photograph (77678)
This composite photograph shows the Allan family in the drawingroom of the family home, located on Peel Street in Montreal. The central figure, Andrew Allan, and his brother Hugh were the cofounders of the Montreal Ocean Steamship Company. After the 1830s, the company became a major force in maritime transportation and shipping. Interestingly, there are two copies of this photograph, each of which is slightly different from the other.