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The Oldest Known Photograph Ever Taken In Canada

This photo dates back to 1840.
The Oldest Known Photograph Ever Taken In Canada

This is the oldest known photo ever taken in Canada. It was shot at Niagara Falls in 1840 using long exposure photography. According to Complex, the picture was taken by Hugh Lee Pattinson, a British businessman who was on a trip in Canada. The photo was later donated to the Newcastle University Library by Pattinson's family.

Now allow me to make some shitty picture jokes:

I'm just glad the first photo of Canada isn't a dick pic.

Some people have speculated that since the photo exposure time is 10 minutes, then the person in the photo could be Pattinson. Which means the first photo of Canada was a selfie. #facepalm #no filter

Photo cred - Harvo

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