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History of Photography - Summer 1996

History of Photography magazineThe first issue of History of Photography (HP) is dated January, 1977. A quarterly publication, devoted to serious aspects of photographic history, HP is published by Taylor & Francis, Ltd. of London England and Washington DC.

I bought the first seven issues back in 1977 and 78 at a local gallery in the Yorkville area of Toronto. Nowadays, it is available by subscription only If you want to subscribe, contact the publishers using the information on this page.

Issue 20-2, Summer 1996 features Canadian Photography with guest editor Joan M. Schwartz, Chief of Photography Acquisition and Research at the National Archives of Canada, in Ottawa, Ontario Canada. Three of the essays in this special issue were written by members of the Photographic Historical Society of Canada (Graham W. Garrett, Robert G. Wilson, and Tiit Kõdar).


  • Guest Editorial - Joan M. Schwartz
  • Canada's First Daguerreian Image - Graham W. Garrett
  • Photography and the Choice of Canada's Capital - Richard J. Huyda
  • William Notman's Stereo Perspective: The Victoria Bridge - Robert G. Wilson
  • The North American Boundary Commission - Andrew J. Birrell
  • Women Workers in Notman's Studio - Colleen Skidmore
  • John Vanderpant: A Modernist Vision of Canada - Melissa K. Rombout
  • The Canadian Photographic Press - Tiit Kõdar
  • W.A. Leggo and G.E. Desbarats - Terresa McIntosh
  • Lady Brassey's Canadian Visit, 1872 - Nancy Micklewright
  • Cody's Wild West Show in Canada - Jana L. Bara
  • Hannah Maynard's Multiple Exposures - Petra Rigby Watson
  • The Night Photography of Harold Mortimer Lamb - Ariane Isler-de Jongh
  • Sidney Carter and Alfred Stieglitz: The Canadian Pictorialist Exhibition (1907) - David Calvin Strong
  • Edith S. Watson and Romantic Canada - Anna Maria Carlevaris
  • The National Archives of Canada - Joan M. Schwartz
  • The National Gallery of Canada - Ann W. Thomas
  • The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography - Martha Langford
  • The Notman Photographic Archives - Stanley G. Triggs
  • Canadian Photography: A Selected Bibliography - David Mattison
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