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The French Settlement of Saint-Pierre Marker
Photographer: Barry Swackhamer
Taken: June 19, 2014
Caption: The French Settlement of Saint-Pierre Marker
Additional Description: Captions (English / French): (top left) This painting by Lewis Parker shows a likeness of Nicolas Denys amid a montage of the construction of the fortified trading post and Mi’kmaqs and their canoes. / Cette peinture de Lewis Parker montre un portrait de Nicolas Denys en avant-plan d’un montage illustrant la construction du post de traite fortifié ainsi que des Mi’kmaq avec leurs canots.; (bottom, left to right) This bowl of a tobacco pipe dates to c. 1640-1660. / Fourneau de pipe datant d’environs 1640-1660.; This burnt floor is evidence of the fort’s destruction by fire. / Ce plancher brûlé est la preuve de la destruction du fore par le feu.; Portion of a drug jar decorated with a Jesuit symbol. Jesuit priests were present at Fort Saint-Pierre. Photo on right is an example of an intact drug jar from the period. / Fragment d’un pot à médicament décoré d;un symbole jésuite. On sait qu’il y avait des Jésuites au fort Saint-Pierre. La photo à droite montre un pot à médicament intact de cette période.; Fragments of a smoothing, or ‘slick: stone of blue glass, left. Figure above shoes intact examples. These were used to press items of fine clothing such as linen collars and cuffs. / À gauche, fragments d’une pierre en verre bleu. L’illustration ci-haut montre des exemples intact. Elles servaient à presser des articles d’habillement en tissu fin, comme des collets et des manchettes de chemises en fin.
Submitted: November 8, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
Database Locator Identification Number: p291501
File Size: 3.554 Megabytes

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