Sharpen your senses by exploring the sound and visual universe of the Notman studio in the game EchoPhotoGraphe and by playing the game Watch the Birdie and stepping in to the skin of a woman about to have her photograph taken at the Notman studio by a man who works there.

EchoPhotoGraph

Interactive game in which players test their hearing and observation skills and talent for matching old photographs with period sound. Springboard for learning secondary-level Canadian history.

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Watch the Birdie

Interactive game in which players take on the role of a customer to or an apprentice ph Read More
Sharpen your senses by exploring the sound and visual universe of the Notman studio in the game EchoPhotoGraphe and by playing the game Watch the Birdie and stepping in to the skin of a woman about to have her photograph taken at the Notman studio by a man who works there.

EchoPhotoGraph

Interactive game in which players test their hearing and observation skills and talent for matching old photographs with period sound. Springboard for learning secondary-level Canadian history.

How to Play Low Speed  High Speed Full Screen (popup)

Watch the Birdie

Interactive game in which players take on the role of a customer to or an apprentice photographer in the renowned Notman studio in Montreal around 1870. Springboard for learning secondary-level Canadian history.

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© The McCord Museum of Canadian History, 2005. All rights reserved.

Key Historical Figures...

Briefly present four well-known individuals who appear in this composite photo, explaining the bonds that united them and identifying the Canadian political events to which they were linked.

Secondary. NB, ON, QC. History/Social Studies.
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Key Historical Figures...

Briefly present four well-known individuals who appear in this composite photo, explaining the bonds that united them and identifying the Canadian political events to which they were linked.

Secondary. NB, ON, QC. History/Social Studies.
Creation Tool: the Web Tour

Teacher's Overview  Student Handout

© The McCord Museum of Canadian History, 2005. All rights reserved.

Composite Photographs
William Notman produced many composite photographs, which are a kind of photomontage made up, sometimes, of pictures of hundreds of people. But why bother?

Composite Photographs
William Notman produced many composite photographs, which are a kind of photomontage made up, sometimes, of pictures of hundreds of people. But why bother?

© The McCord Museum of Canadian History, 2005. All rights reserved.

Learning Objectives

The learner will:
  • Define the lifestyle of people in Canada before and after Confederation;
  • Identify the consequences of urbanization and industrialization on the occupied territory;
  • Explain the outline and the actors of the Confederation;
  • Explain the development of technology, brought be industrialization.

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