MP-1975.2.21 | Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Notman and daughter Margaret, on their way to the Queen's garden party, London, England, 1953
Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Notman and daughter Margaret, on their way to the Queen's garden party, London, England, 1953
Anonyme - Anonymous
June 2, 1953, 20th century
10.2 x 12.7 cm
Gift of the Estate of James Geoffrey Notman
© McCord Museum
Keywords: event (534) , informal (1120) , portrait (53878) , Print (10661)
This image portrays James Geoffrey Notman, President and Director of Canadair, on his way to a garden party at Buckingham Palace a few days prior to the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. He is accompanied by his wife and daughter.
James Geoffrey Notman (1901-1974) was a grandson of William Notman, founder of the William Notman photographic studio in Montreal. He was the second child of Charles Frederick Notman (1870-1955), a son of William, and Alice Hudson Pyke (1875-1959). Naomi Daintry (1899-1993) was his sister.
In 1922, James Geoffrey received a Mechanical Engineering Degree from McGill University. In 1925, he married Grace Caroline Williamson (1900-1995). The couple's two children are Margaret (1926- ) and Joan (1929- ).
During his career, James Geoffrey managed companies such as Dominion Engineering and Canadair. He died on April 1, 1974, at age 72.