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Technologies

This selection of approximately 190 images provides a sample of the collections related to the technologies used in Canada from 1845 to around 1950. It recalls some of the techniques, tools and equipment employed in everyday life as well as in several business sectors, including industries.

Profile:

  • Innovations linked to new energy sources, including steam and electricity;
  • Photography and technical processes;
  • Telephones and services;
  • Various scenes, machine tools, objects, advertising and archival documents.

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Electric trams, Ste. Catherine St., Montreal, QC, 1895 (II-111369)

Photograph
Electric trams, Ste. Catherine St., Montreal, QC, 1895
Wm. Notman & Son
1895, 19th century
II-111369

Camera (M967.103.3.1-2)

Camera
About 1897, 19th century or 20th century
M967.103.3.1-2

Catalogue illustration of a telephone (M991X.5.120)

Engraving
Catalogue illustration of a telephone
John Henry Walker (1831-1899)
1850-1885, 19th century
M991X.5.120