N-1981.16.1 | Master Hugh Allan, Montreal, QC, painted photograph, 1867

 
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Master Hugh Allan, Montreal, QC, painted photograph, 1867
William Notman (1826-1891)
1867, 19th century
Silver salts, watercolour on card - Albumen process
69 x 52 cm
Gift of Mrs. Gertrude H. Bourne
N-1981.16.1
© McCord Museum
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Keywords:  male (26812) , Photograph (77678) , portrait (53878)
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John Fraser, the head of the Art Department, added a mountain scene to the background in the portrait of Master Hugh Allan, putting him beside a stream in the mountains of Scotland.

Source : In the Eye of the Camera [Web tour], by Nora Hague, McCord Museum (see Links)