N-1975.2.22 | Mrs. Charles F. Notman and grandchild Missie Barbara Miller, Montreal, QC, 1935

 
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Mrs. Charles F. Notman and grandchild Missie Barbara Miller, Montreal, QC, 1935
Wm. Notman & Son
1935, 20th century
Silver salts - Gelatin silver process
17.8 x 12.7 cm
Gift of the Estate of James Geoffrey Notman
N-1975.2.22
© McCord Museum
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Mrs. Charles F. Notman, née Alice Hudson Pyke (1875-1959), was a daughter-in-law of William Notman, founder of the William Notman photographic studio in Montreal. In 1898, Alice married Charles Frederick Notman (1870-1955) at the Church of St. James the Apostle in Montreal. The couple's two children were Naomi Daintry (1899-1993) and James Geoffrey (1901-1974).

Charles Frederick Notman (1870-1955) was the seventh child of William Notman. In 1888, he began working at the Notman photographic studio in Boston. On the death of his father in 1891, Charles returned to Montreal where, in 1894, he formed a partnership with his brother William McFarlane (1857-1913) to run the studio.

Alice was widowed in 1955. She died four years later in 1959.

Barbara Daintry Miller (1927- ) is one of Alice's granddaughters. She is a daughter of Naomi Daintry Notman (1899-1993), the first-born daughter of Charles and Alice. Her father's name was Robert Muir Miller. Robin Notman Miller (1929-2002) was her brother.