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(McCord collection only)
The On-line Collection
Composite Photographs, 19th and early 20th Century
This selection of approximately 155 images is made up of composite photographs produced by various photographers, in particular by William Notman. Composites of this type, made up of individual photographs in the form of a collage, had several advantages over group photos of individuals.
- Composite photographs of couples and groups, families and members of sports clubs as well as soldiers and workers;
- Composite photographs of individuals and a boat presented in outdoor settings.