Montreal. Published by W. Notman. 1865. 8vo, 21.5cm, pp241-296, plus title and contents pages, plus 15p of interesting Canadian advertisements ~ With 5 mounted Notman photographic portrait, in the original pictorial decororated blue printed wrappers, fine condition ~ ROBERT BELL'S COPY, with his signature on the upper cover (Pol). Item #41441
Containing the original small portraits by Notman of; Jonathan Sewell; Hugh Allan "Sir Hugh Allan was a Scottish-Canadian shipping magnate, financier and capitalist. By the time of his death, the Allan Shipping Line had become the largest privately owned shipping empire in the world". Wiki; Ulric Joseph Tessier; Rev. Robert Burns; Hon. William Hamilton Merritt. ~ Notman was Canada's most prominent nineteenth century photographer. Published between 1865-1868, "Portraits of British Americans" was popular including prominent figures in Canadian history.