As part of the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, Edward McCann, retired history museum curator will give an illustrated talk on George Washington Wilson,the Scottish photographer to Queen Victoria on Thursday June, 22 at 12:30 p.m. In conjunction with the presentation the library will host an exhibition of important Wilsonian photographs and historic apparatus in the Library’s reading room.
Wilson’s influence is evident in the romantic 19th century landscapes of Montreal’ photographer Alexander Henderson and the business acumen of Montreal photographer William Notman, who became the first Canadian photographer with an international reputation during the nineteenth-century.
Participants are encouraged to bring a bag lunch. Admission is free, but donations always appreciated.. For more information 514.935.7344 or www.atwaterlibrary.ca
This is the last of the Atwater Lunchtime Series for season. The program will begin again on September 7 with a much anticipated presentation by cartoonist Terry Mosher aka Aislin who will discuss his book From Trudeau to Trudeau: 50 Years of Aislin Cartoons and reminisces about his amazing career.