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Samuel McLaughlin fonds [graphic material]. 

1. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
2. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
3. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
4. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
5. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
6. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
7. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
8. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
9. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
10. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
11. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
12. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
13. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
14. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
15. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
16. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
17. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
18. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
19. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
20. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
21. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
22. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
23. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
24. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
25. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
26. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
27. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
28. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
29. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
30. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
31. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
32. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
33. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
34. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
35. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]
36. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material] (120-080029-X)
37. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material] (122-080111-9)
38. Samuel McLaughlin collection [graphic material]

Date(s)

[ca. 1860]-1920

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

103 photographs b&w.
1 drawing pen and ink.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of photographic depictions of: key map of the Parliament Buildings; construction of Parliament Buildings, Ottawa, Ontario depicting the following views: west block; west block from Wellington Street; east block; north end of east block; east block, Governor General's entrance; east block from Elgin Street; centre block, rear view; centre block, front view; rear and east view; front entrance near main tower; side view of main tower; centre block; library and centre block; towers of the Parliamnet Buildings, north-east view from roof of west block; Parliamenet Buildings from near by the Supreme Court and entrance of Lover's Walk; Langevin Block. Other photographs include: Government House, Ottawa, Ontario; Chaudière District from Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario; views in and about Quebec, including churches, country houses, landscapes, mills, ships, and machinery. Photographs by Samuel McLaughlin. Also included in this fonds are views of Quebec, Quebec and environs by Samuel McLaughlin and published as "The Photographic Portfolio"; photo album entitled "Saguenay Photographs of Public Works" prepared by Samuel McLaughlin, Chief Government Photographers, at Public Works Canada. Topics include: public works, wharves, slides, booms, dams, fish breeding works on the Saguenay River area, Anse St. Jean, St. Alphonse, Chicoutimi, Lac St. Jean, Roberval, and Tadoussac. As well, there are portraits of Samuel McLaughlin by: Cross Photo, Salem, Mass.; Coules, Los Angeles, California; and by an unknowm photographer; portraits of Samuel McLaughlin and of his sons George McLaughlin and William Ashley McLaughlin by: Mitchell, Los Angeles; Partridge, Boston, Mass; and by unknown photographers. Fonds also consists of one pen and ink drawing of Samuel McLaughlin by an unknown artist.

Graphic (photo)
Copy negative C-018371
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Copy negative C-052137
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Copy negative C-052130
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Copy negative C-052126
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Copy negative C-010016
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Copy negative C-018366
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Copy negative C-010015
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Copy negative C-010010
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Copy negative C-104141
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Copy negative C-010007
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Copy negative C-003760
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Copy negative C-014415
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Terms of use

Photographs: No restrictions on use. Copyright expired. Credit: name of photographer / National Archives of Canada / copy negative number.
Drawing: No restrictions on use. Copyright expired. Credit: National Archives of Canada.

Biography / Administrative history

Samuel McLaughlin (1826-1914), photographer. Born 1826 Ireland. Flourished Quebec, Quebec ; Ottawa, Ont., 1861-1893 ; Los Angeles, Calif., 1893-1914. Began as a watchmaker and book and periodical agent. First to publish an album of Canadian photo prints. Appointed "photographist" for the commissioner of Public Works, 1861. Technical and visual mastery evident in photos of new Parliament Buildings

Works located in: National Archives of Canada.

Exhibition(s): 1980 City Blocks, City Spaces, PAC, Ottawa, Ont. (group).

Additional information

Related materials
A series of 32 prints by Samuel McLaughlin entitled "Saguenay River, Public Works Canada", 1881 documenting the construction of dams and wharfs along the Sagueny River and vicinity can be found in the David Ewens collection.

Private

Related control no.

1. 1933-261 NPC
2. 1933-263 NPC
3. 1933-264 NPC
4. 1933-265 NPC
5. 1933-266 NPC
6. 1933-267 NPC
7. 1933-268 NPC
8. 1933-269 NPC
9. 1933-270 NPC
10. 1933-271 NPC
11. 1933-272 NPC
12. 1933-273 NPC
13. 1933-274 NPC
14. 1933-275 NPC
15. 1933-276 NPC
16. 1933-277 NPC
17. 1933-278 NPC
18. 1933-279 NPC
19. 1933-280 NPC
20. 1933-281 NPC
21. 1933-295 NPC
22. 1940-110 NPC
23. 1953-050 NPC
24. 1953-051 NPC
25. 1953-052 NPC
26. 1953-053 NPC
27. 1953-054 NPC
28. 1953-055 NPC
29. 1953-056 NPC
30. 1953-057 NPC
31. 1953-058 NPC
32. 1953-063 NPC
33. 1953-064 NPC
34. 1953-065 NPC
35. 1953-066 PIC
36. 1970-152 NPC
37. 1992-489 DAP
38. 1994-382 DAP
39. 120-080029-X
40. 122-080111-9