Carte-de-Visite Photograph of John Sandfield Macdonald By Notman of Montreal
(Photography - 19th Century - Canada - Notman)

Montreal, Canada: Notman, 1867. F Carte-de-Visite Photograph of John Sandfield Macdonald (1812- 1872) lawyer, politician, "...As premier of Canada, Sandfield had lowered the temperature of sectional, sectarian, and cultural conflict, though the specific constitutional details of his double majority were hardly realizable; he thus made the Great Coalition and confederation more attainable. His central concept of Canada as a land of two majorities has again now found increasing acceptance...." (Bruce W. Hodgins in the DCB); circa 1867; approx. 2 1/2" x 4" size; Notman number and signature in the plate, back of mount card with the Notman Montreal Photographer to the Queen studio imprint; light wear to mount, couple tiny rubs at top of mount, some soil to right edge; in very good condition. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 23751)


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