Alphabetical Order

Discover new aspects of the history of Canada in the 19th and 20th centuries through thematic tours.

Divided into five major themes and five time periods, these thematic tours may be accessed three different ways, by: Web tours (documented images, in HTML), movie clips (QuickTime version) and movie clips (Flash version).

Featured Thematic Tour

In the Eye of the Camera, 1867-1896

Nora Hague, McCord Museum

The human eye sees the world in colour. The early decades of the art of photography present the modern viewer with a bad case of colour blindness. Colour photographic emulsions had not yet been invented, so the 19th century photographic view of the world was in black and white.


First Nations




Society / Daily Life

Politics / Economy

Technology, Industry & Commerce