II-16527 | McGill College students, Montreal, QC, 1875
McGill College students, Montreal, QC, 1875
William Notman (1826-1891)
1875, 19th century
Silver salts on glass - Wet collodion process
20 x 25 cm
Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd.
© McCord Museum
Keywords: informal (1120) , Photograph (77678) , portrait (53878)
Keys to History
In 1875, the student body of McGill was male, like the teaching staff who educated these young men, and the members of most of the professions to which the faculties of McGill provided access. Training teachers for elementary and secondary education was the only exception to that rule.