Package: Family Photo Etched in Glass

Family Photo Etched in Glass

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Wed, Jun 1, 2016 to Mon, Sep 26, 2016

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Get dressed up in 19th century attire before poising for your very own ambrotype photograph! This historic technique of etching a photo image into glass is a must do when visiting Sherbrooke Village, as its the only studio of its kind in Canada. While exploring the 25 original buildings in Sherbrooke Village, you'll hear tales about the village and learn about the way of life of the residents as costumed interpreters bring the history to life.

Package Includes:
• Family admission to Sherbrooke Village
• Learn about 19th century photography techniques
• Ambrotype photograph, complete with period costumes

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Conditions: Advanced booking required. Family admission includes a maximum of two adults and two children (6-18 years of age), children aged 5 and under are free. Maximum of three people in the photo. Due to the length of time required to stay still for the photo to develop, minimum age of photo participants is 6 years old.