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William Notman Life & Work by Sarah Parsons

The McCord Museum in Montreal has by far the largest holdings of works by William Notman, but his photographs can be found in public and private collections in Canada and the United States. Although the works listed below are held by the following institutions, they may not always be on view.



Harvard Art Museums

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
617-495-9400
harvardartmuseums.org 

William Notman, Asa Gray (1810–1888), 1868–75Albumen silver print on card
16.5 x 11.1 cm
William Notman & Son, Montreal from Mount Royal, 1885Albumen silver print
18.2 x 23.3 cm


McCord Museum

690 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
514-398-7100
mccord-museum.qc.ca


William Notman, Framework of Tube and Staging Looking In, Victoria Bridge, Montreal, 1859Silver salts on paper mounted on card, albumen process
23 x 28 cm
William Notman, William Notman and Family, Montreal, 1859Silver salts on paper, albumen process
7.5 x 7 cm
William Notman, Canada East, portfolio from the maple box, 1859–6076.2 x 91.4 x 5.1 cm
William Notman, Group of stereographs from the maple box, Saguenay and Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec, 1859–60Silver salts on paper mounted on card, albumen process
52 x 72 cm
William Notman, Mrs. William Notman, Montreal, 1862Silver salts on paper mounted on paper, albumen process
8 x 5 cm
William Notman, John A. Macdonald, Politician, Montreal, 1863Silver salts on glass, wet collodion process
12.7 x 10.2 cm

William Notman, William Notman, Photographer, Montreal 1863Silver salts on glass, wet collodion process
12 x 10 cm
William Notman, G.H. Frothingham Sharing a Secret with Harriet Frothingham, Montreal, 1865  
Silver salts on paper mounted on paper, albumen process
8.5 x 5.6 cm

William Notman, Missie Alice Notman in Sleigh with Nurse, Montreal, 1865Silver salts, wet collodion process
12 x 10 cm
William Notman, Around the Camp Fire, Caribou Hunting series, Montreal, 1866
Silver salts on glass, wet collodion process
20 x 25 cm
William Notman, Caribou Hunting, The Chance Shot, Montreal, 1866
Silver salts on paper mounted on paper, albumen process
12.3 x 8.6 cm
William Notman, Lovell’s Group of Children Skating in Costume, Montreal, 1867Silver salts on glass, wet collodion process
17 x 12 cm
William Notman, Master Hugh Allan, Montreal, 1867Painted photograph, silver salts, watercolour on card, albumen process
69 x 52 cm
William Notman, Montreal Lacrosse Club, 1867Silver salts on paper mounted on paper, albumen process
14 x 10 cm
William Notman, St. Regis Lacrosse Club, Montreal, 1867Silver salts on paper mounted on paper, albumen process
10.1 x 13.9 cm
William Notman, Adolphe Vogt, John Fraser and Henry Sandham, Notman Staff, Montreal, 1868Silver salts on paper mounted on paper, albumen process
17.8 x 12.7 cm
William Notman, Mrs. Hillard’s Dead Baby, Montreal, 1868
Silver salts on paper mounted on paper, albumen process
8.5 x 5.6 cm
William Notman, Notman & Fraser Photographic Studio, Toronto, 1868
Silver salts on paper mounted on paper, albumen process
17.8 x 12.7 cm
William Notman, Mr. Collins’ Sleigh at Notman’s Studio, Bleury Street, Montreal,
1868–69
Silver salts on paper mounted on paper, albumen process
12.7 x 17.8 cm
William Notman, Mr. A. Collins, Montreal, 1869Silver salts on paper mounted on paper, albumen process
17.8 x 12.7 cm
William Notman, Chaudière Falls, Ottawa, 1870Silver salts on glass, wet collodion process
20 x 25 cm
William Notman, Skating Carnival, Victoria Rink, Montreal, 1870Painted composite, silver salts, oil on canvas, albumen process
137 x 176 cm
William Notman, Miss H. Frothingham, Montreal, 1871Silver salts on glass, wet collodion process
25 x 20 cm
William Notman, Mrs. William MacKenzie in Allan’s Conservatory, Montreal, 1871Silver salts on glass, wet collodion process
25 x 20 cm
William Notman, Mrs. MacKenzie in Allan’s Conservatory, Montreal, 1871Silver salts on glass, wet collodion process
25 x 20 cm
William Notman, Yale College, Sheffield Scientific School Class in Library,
New Haven, Connecticut, 1872
Composite, silver salts on paper, albumen process
35.6 x 43.2 cm
Notman & Sandham, William Notman Studio, 17 Bleury Street, Montreal, c. 1875Silver salts on paper, albumen process
25 x 20 cm
William Notman, Young Ladies of Notman’s Printing Room, Miss Findlay’s Group, Montreal, 1876Silver salts on paper mounted on paper, albumen process
10 x 13 cm
Notman & Sandham, J. Edgar’s Dead Child, Montreal, 1877Silver salts on paper mounted on paper, albumen process
12.7 x 17.8 cm
Notman & Sandham, Notman & Sandham’s Room, Windsor Hotel, Montreal, 1878Silver salts on paper mounted on paper, albumen process
10 x 8 cm
William Notman & Son, Sitting Bull, Montreal, 1885
Silver salts on glass, gelatin dry plate process
17 x 12 cm
William Notman & Son, Sitting Bull, Montreal, 1885Silver salts on glass, gelatin dry plate process
17 x 12 cm
William Notman & Son, Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill, Montreal, 1885Silver salts on glass, gelatin dry plate process
17 x 12 cm

William Notman & Son, The Bounce, Montreal Snowshoe Club, 1886Composite, silver salts on glass, gelatin dry plate process
25 x 20 cm



Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York, USA
212-535-7710
metmuseum.org

Attributed to William Notman, Still Life with Books, 1870s–80sAlbumen silver print from glass negative
16.8 x 21.6 cm
Attributed to William Notman, Burning Spring, Lord Dufferin Isles, Canada, 1885Albumen silver print from glass negative
24.5 x 19.5 cm


National Gallery of Canada

380 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
613-990-1985
gallery.ca


William Notman, Grand Staircase and Capital, Windsor Hotel, Montreal, c. 1878–91Albumen silver print
10.2 x 16.4 cm
William Notman, Untitled (Men with Snowshoes and Sled), c. 1855Albumen silver print
14 x 10.1 cm
William Notman, Parliament Buildings in Course of Erection at Ottawa, 1865Albumen silver print
18.5 x 23.1 cm
William Notman, York and Lancaster Regiment, 1889Albumen silver print
18.9 x 23.1 cm