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HomeContentsOnline exhibitions > Documentary: 19th Century William Notman and the Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC, Canada (1858-1860)

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LL/38928
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
The Victoria Tubular Bridge, across the St. Lawrence, Montreal. Total length will be 10,284 feet, or about 50 yards less than 2 miles - now building 
1859 (ca, published) 
Engraving 
Google Books 

  
LL/38915
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
James Hodges and staff, Montreal, QC 
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC] 
1859 (ca) 
Silver salts on paper mounted on card - Albumen process 
20 x 25 cm 
McCord Museum of Canadian History 
© McCord Museum, Gift of Mrs. J. B. Learmont, N-0000.113 
  

  
LL/38907
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
Large boulder raised from coffer dam, Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC 
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC] 
1858 (taken) 
Silver salts on glass - Gelatin dry plate process 
20 x 25 cm 
McCord Museum of Canadian History 
© McCord Museum, Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd., VIEW-7570.0 
  

  
LL/38908
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
The Removal of a Large Boulder during the Construction of the Victoria Bridge 
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC] 
1860 
Ink on paper - Wood engraving 
7.9 cm 
McCord Museum of Canadian History 
© McCord Museum, Gift of Mr. David Ross McCord, M15934.21 
  

  
LL/38912
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
Framework of tube and staging no. 8, Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC 
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC] 
1859 
Silver salts on paper mounted on card - Albumen process 
22 x 29 cm 
McCord Museum of Canadian History 
© McCord Museum, Gift of Mr. James Geoffrey Notman, N-0000.193.127 
  

  
LL/38917
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
Laying Bottom of Tube 
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC] 
1860 
Print 
21.5 cm 
McCord Museum of Canadian History 
© McCord Museum, Gift of Mr. David Ross McCord, M15934.30 
  

  
LL/38913
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
Centre tube, Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC 
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC] 
1859 
Silver salts on paper mounted on card - Albumen process 
21 x 26 cm 
McCord Museum of Canadian History 
© McCord Museum, Gift of Mr. James Geoffrey Notman, N-0000.193.135 
  

  
LL/38927
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
Centre tube in progress 
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC] 
1860 
Coloured ink on paper 
42.2 x 58.6 cm 
McCord Museum of Canadian History 
© McCord Museum, Gift of Mr. David Ross McCord, M15934.28 
  

  
LL/38909
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
Men destroying coffer dam crib, Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC 
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC] 
1859 (taken) 1971 (print) 
Silver salts on film (safety) - Gelatin silver process 
10 x 12 cm 
McCord Museum of Canadian History 
© McCord Museum, Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd., VIEW-7023.0 
  
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LL/38914
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
Laying the foundation stone of no. 11 pier, Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC 
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC] 
1859 
Silver salts on paper mounted on card - Albumen process 
20 x 25 cm 
McCord Museum of Canadian History 
© McCord Museum, Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd., VIEW-7030.0 
  
11 
  
LL/38918
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
Steam dredge for puddling, Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC 
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC] 
1859 
Silver salts on paper mounted on card - Albumen process 
25 x 30 cm 
McCord Museum of Canadian History 
© McCord Museum, Gift of Mrs. Henry W. Hill, N-0000.41.1 
  
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LL/38919
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
No. 13 pier showing river current, Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC 
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC] 
1859 (taken) 
Silver salts on paper mounted on card - Albumen process 
19 x 20 cm 
McCord Museum of Canadian History 
© McCord Museum, Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd., VIEW-7573.0 
  
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LL/38920
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
No. 11 coffer dam, 24 feet below surface, Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC 
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC] 
1859 (taken) 1971 (print) 
Silver salts on film (safety) - Gelatin silver process 
12 x 10 cm 
McCord Museum of Canadian History 
© McCord Museum, Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd., VIEW-7017.0 
  
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LL/38911
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
Bottom of centre tube, Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC 
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC] 
1859 
Silver salts on paper mounted on card - Albumen process 
7 x 14 cm 
McCord Museum of Canadian History 
© McCord Museum, Gift of Mr. James Geoffrey Notman, N-0000.193.97.1-2 
  
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LL/38922
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
Piers in course of construction, Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC 
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC] 
1858 (taken) 
Silver salts on glass - Gelatin dry plate process 
19 x 19 cm 
McCord Museum of Canadian History 
© McCord Museum, Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd., VIEW-7574.0 
  
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LL/38924
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
Staging for first tube on south side, Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC 
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC] 
1858 
Silver salts on paper mounted on card - Albumen process 
19 x 29 cm 
McCord Museum of Canadian History 
© McCord Museum, Gift of Mr. James Geoffrey Notman, N-0000.193.130 
  
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LL/38925
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
Abutment walls from entrance to no. 1 tube, Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC 
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC] 
1859 
Silver salts on paper mounted on card - Albumen process 
7.3 x 7 cm 
McCord Museum of Canadian History 
© McCord Museum, Gift of Mr. James Geoffrey Notman, N-0000.193.145.1 
  
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LL/38926
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
Pier in course of construction, Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC 
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC] 
1858 (ca) 
Silver salts on paper mounted on card - Albumen process 
7.3 x 7 cm 
McCord Museum of Canadian History 
© McCord Museum, Gift of Mr. James Geoffrey Notman, N-0000.193.153.2 
  
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LL/38923
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
Bridge in progress from north abutment, Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC 
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC] 
1859 
Silver salts on paper mounted on card - Albumen process 
7.3 x 7 cm 
McCord Museum of Canadian History 
© McCord Museum, Gift of Mr. James Geoffrey Notman, N-0000.193.101.1 
  
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LL/38921
ThumbnailWilliam Notman 
Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC 
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC] 
1863 (print) 
Silver salts on paper mounted on card - Albumen process 
8 x 5 cm 
McCord Museum of Canadian History 
© McCord Museum, Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd., I-6717.0.1 
  

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