The Grant album [graphic material]

  • Record Information – Brief
    Hierarchical level:
    Collection
    Date:
    1863-1870.
    Reference:
    R16040-0-4-E
    Type of material:
    Photographs
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    157977
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    Context of this record:
    • The Grant album
      The Grant album
  • Collection includes:
    483 lower level description(s)
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    Date(s):
    1863-1870.
    Place of creation:
    Canada
    Extent:
    1 album (346 photographs).
    Language of material:
    English
    Scope and content:
    Album compiled by Major T.J. Grant as an expression of his experiences and impressions of B.N.A. The Major was District Inspector of Musketry for B.N.A. The album represents a lavish example of Victorian Canadian photography. Subjects include portraits and views of Halifax, N.S.; Quebec, Ontario, and Bermuda associated with Grant's colonial career that spanned the years 1865 to 1870. The themes of the photographs reflect Grant's military interests, his respect for the elements of nature, as captured by A. Henderson's landscape photographs, the social life of the fashionable, skating, sleighing and tobogganing, snowshoeing and hunting in the wilderness as recreated by Notman's unique studio tableaux. The album also contains a short series on Bermuda.
    Additional information:
    Source of title:
    Title based on compiler of album.
    Availability of other formats note:
    Photo Section Slide library (internal to LAC) slide nos.: 162, 197, 3626-3678, and 4286-4319.
    Source:
    Private
    Related control no.:
    1960-051 NPC
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