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Habitant Life in the Province of Quebec, Canada. "A French Canadian Family."

Accession Number: 0000.1636.81

Collection: Library - Images

Object: Postcard

Date Made: 1912-1926

Habitant Life in the Province of Quebec, Canada. "A French Canadian Family." Color image shows a woman seated in a rocking chair with a spinning wheel in front of her. Her husband sits nearby holding a little girl on his lap. Two other girls and a young boy are also in the scene, which is set on the front porch. Printed on the reverse: "Typical habitant family. Madam spinning her yarn to provide her brood with the necessary clothing. Scenes along the route of the Canada Steamship Lines, Limited." Published by Novelty Mfg. & Art Co. Ltd., Montreal. [1912-1926] 14 x 9 cm.

French-Canadians; Spinners; Labor--Female; Spinning-wheel; Quebec (Province); Spinning--Hand--Spinning wheel

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