Item PC1, Box 27, Folder 32 - Composite photograph of the graduating class 1893

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Composite photograph of the graduating class 1893

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  • Graphic material

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PC1, Box 27, Folder 32

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  • 1893 (Creation)
    William Notman & Son

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1photograph : b&w ; 14 x 17 in. - 1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 21 in.

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WIlliam Notman founded his photography business in Montreal in 1856. In 1882, William Notman's son, William McFarlane Notman, because his junior business partner. After Notman's death in 1891, William McFarlane carried on the business. When he died in 1913, his brother Charles Frederick Notman took over the business until it was sold to Associated Screen News in 1935

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Folder contains two copies of a composite photograph of the Dalhousie University graduating class of 1893. The photograph consists of photographs of students on a watercolour background. The students are depicted standing on a stair case or sitting and standing around a desk, with photographs of the Forrest Building and the library hanging on the wall behind them.

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One copy is mounted on a matboard. One copy is more faded than the other.

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  • English

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  • Box: PC1, Box 27