Most French Canadians are descended from these 800 women
In New France had six male settlers for every female settler. The Filles du Roi were poor women who were brought to North America to fix this imbalance and populate the colony.
Costumes de la Nouvelle-France, 1625-1650. Image extraite du livre de Rodolphe Vincent, Notre costume civil et religieux, Montréal, c.1965.
Robert Cavelier de La Salle, an early French explorer of Eastern Canada and Eastern United States, especially along the Mississippi River. In the US history books, he is considered "the greatest of the French explorers in North America"
History of Canada
In the early days of the history of Canada, what they found was a treasure trove of the natural world. It held great importance to Canada.
Pierre Elliot Trudeau robe de papier, convention des Libéraux de 1968. Rare objet de collection!
New France Settlements.jpg Locations of early French settlements along the St. Lawrence River in Quebec.
Canadian Voltigeur Uniform, 1813 Royal Military College Museum Saint-Jean-sur-Richilieu, Québec
A Carignan Soldier in Montreal area in the It's hard to believe I had a couple of great.grandfathers that dressed like this!
The Plains of Abraham Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Louis-Joseph, marquis de Montcalm, Seigneur de St Veran, Candiac, Tournemire, Vestric, St Julien d'Arpaon, Baron de Gabriac, Lieutenant Général des Armées du Roi, Commandeur honoraire de l'Ordre de St Louis, &c. Commandant en Chef des troupes françoises dans l'Amérique septentrionale; né à Candiac le 28 février 1712; tué devant Québec en Canada le 13 Septembre 1756 - peint et gravé par Sergent en 1790 - série B n°15 - MAS Estampes Anciennes - Antique Prints
Birds eye view of Victoria/Vancouver Island, B. a lithographed panoramic view…
Lord Willingdon, Governor General of Canada, inspects the Calgary Highlanders in 1928
Loyalists were American colonists who remained loyal to the British Empire and the British monarchy during the American Revolutionary War.
"British soldiers are fellows who have all enlisted for drink – that is the plain fact - they have enlisted for drink. Image "Suttling booth" Atkinson, John Augustus (artist) Soldiers eating and drinking near tent on edge of encampment.