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Mr. Brook's house, Bleury Street, Montreal, QC, 1865
William Notman (1826-1891)
1865, 19th century
Silver salts on glass - Wet collodion process
20 x 25 cm
Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd.
I-18328
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anonymousPublished by anonymous on 30/04/2002 12:35:14
Dans le 19e siècle, les maisons été construit plus pour le style et moins pour l'état de marche. Mais dans la 20e siècle, il concentrer plus sur l'état de marche et moins sur l'élégance. Aussi, les maisons ne sont pas construit dans le milieu d'un place industriel mais dans des voisinages résidentielle.

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Keys to History

Photography in its infancy was complicated, requiring a great deal of skill to make a successful plate. As all sorts of equipment had to be carried, tourists did not generally take their own pictures until the mid-1880s, when the snapshot camera was invented. If you were visiting Montreal, you would go to a photographer's studio and choose some views from a stock of popular sights, and perhaps have a portrait taken while you were there.

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