Ice Cutting on the St Lawrence River

Made:
1860 in St Lawrence
photographer:
William Notman
'Ice cutting on the St Lawrence River'
      A photograph of men cutting ice from the frozen surface of the St

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'Ice cutting on the St Lawrence River' A photograph of men cutting ice from the frozen surface of the St
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A photograph entitled 'Ice Cutting on the St Lawrence River', taken by William Notman in 1860. The photograph shows a group of men with special blades cutting into the ice and loading it onto horse-drawn sledges.

A photograph entitled 'Ice Cutting on the St Lawrence River', taken by William Notman in 1860.

The photograph shows a group of men with special blades cutting into the ice and loading it onto horse-drawn sledges. It is taken from an album compiled to commemorate the royal visit to Canada of Albert, Prince of Wales (1841-1910). The album contains photographs of Canadian landscape, as well as scenes taken during the visit.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1993-5013/2/26
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford