Photographer's Note

This is a statue of James McGill the founder of the McGill university in Montreal. Born on Stockwell Street in Glasgow, Scotland and educated at Glasgow University, he became one of the Montreal merchants involved in the fur trade south of the Great Lakes from 1770.
McGill University is a public research university. James McGill's bequest formed the beginning of the university. Founded in 1821, McGill is one of the oldest universities in Canada.


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Additional Photos by Wanda van den Hogen (Wanda1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1312 W: 50 N: 2538] (15142)
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