Two Canadians, John Robert Connon (1862-1931), and William James Johnston (1856–1941), contributed to the development of 19th century panoramic photography.
Author Archive for: Michel Labrecque
About Michel Labrecque
Michel Labrecque is an Assistant Curator in the Collection and Research Branch of the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation in Ottawa.
Entries by Michel Labrecque
This installment on the Cirkut Panoramic Camera will focus on the camera, some history of the Century Camera Company, and the challenges of accurately dating the artifact.
This story follows the Museum’s recent acquisition of a Cirkut Panoramic Camera. It will be told in five parts with the collaboration of Karen Ball-Pyatt from the Grace Schmidt Room of Local History, Kitchener Public Library.
My research on the history of avalanche studies in Canada started in December 2012 when I made several enquiries as to the possible location of a snow study kit developed by George Klein.
- Harvesting History: My Visit to Sainte-Anne-des-PlainesAugust 26, 2015 - 2:00 pm
- Hope and Fear in a Glass Capillary – Connecting over the History of Vaccination with the Osler LibraryJanuary 31, 2017 - 9:56 am
- Access, the Body, and the Great OutdoorsOctober 17, 2016 - 7:00 am
- Surgical Gloves and the Battle of Protection vs. SensitivitySeptember 16, 2016 - 12:31 pm
- A Compass in the Migrant CrisisApril 14, 2016 - 1:49 pm
- The story that changed my mindJanuary 18, 2016 - 10:14 am
- “The Lady Who Drives the Great Big Truck”!December 10, 2015 - 12:00 pm