Business card

Black and white photograph of George-Étienne Cartier (1814-1873), standing next to a lectern with his top hat on it.

  • Accession Number 2018.11.63
  • Fabricant / Éditeur William Notman
  • Period 2nd half of the 19th century
  • Medium and Support silver print, paper; cardboard
  • Technique glued, printed
  • Measurements 10,6 x 7,3 x 0,1 cm
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Historical context

George-Étienne Cartier (1814-1873) was a French-Canadian politician who played a leading role in Quebec and Canadian politics between 1850 and 1870.

Born in Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu in 1814, Cartier studied law in Montreal and was admitted to the bar in 1835. Two years later, he took part in the protest movements of the Patriote Rebellion (1837-1838), then fled to the United States in May 1838. He remained there until amnesty w...

  • Accession Number 2018.11.63
  • Fabricant / Éditeur William Notman
  • Period 2nd half of the 19th century
  • Medium and Support silver print, paper; cardboard
  • Technique glued, printed
  • Measurements 10,6 x 7,3 x 0,1 cm
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© Pointe-à-Callière Collection,2018.011.0063

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