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N-0000.25.1081
© McCord Museum
Photograph, glass lantern slide
Tobogganing "The Spill", Montreal, QC, composite, 1889, copied ca.1902
William McFarlane Notman
About 1902, 19th century or 20th century
Silver salts on glass - Gelatin dry plate process
8 x 8 cm
Gift of Mr. Stanley G. Triggs
N-0000.25.1081
© McCord Museum

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The increased action in the poses of the figures in the 1880s is due in large part to the faster emulsion speeds of the dry-plate negative material that came into common usage in 1880.

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