II-128176 | Baby Daintry Notman and her aunt Phyllis, Montreal, QC, 1899
Baby Daintry Notman and her aunt Phyllis, Montreal, QC, 1899
Wm. Notman & Son
April 4, 1899, 19th century
Silver salts - Gelatin dry plate process
16.4 x 10.9 cm
Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd.
© McCord Museum
Keywords: group (610) , Photograph (77678) , portrait (53878)
This photograph portrays Naomi Daintry Notman with her Aunt Phyllis (Pyke?), thought to be her mother's sister.
Naomi Daintry Notman (1899-1993) was a granddaughter of William Notman, founder of the William Notman photographic studio in Montreal. She was the first-born child of Charles Frederick Notman (1870-1955), a son of William, and Alice Hudson Pyke (1875-1959). Naomi had one brother, James Geoffrey Notman (1901-1974).
In 1925, Naomi Daintry married Robert Muir Miller who would be the father of her daughter, Barbara Daintry (1927- ), and son, Robin Notman Miller (1929-2002). She was later remarried to John Archibald Campbell Colvil with whom she would have four children: Helen Patricia; Elizabeth Letitia; Molly Louise; and John. Naomi Daintry died in 1993 at age 94.