Statue

Life-size statue of Jeanne Mance with wax head and resin hands.

  • Accession Number 2021.56.03
  • Period 21st century
  • Materials fiber, metal, plastic, wax
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Historical context

Jeanne Mance (1606-1673) was born in France (Champagne). Involved in caring for the sick, she began to take an interest in New France in 1640, when Mme de Bullion encouraged her to found a hospital there by providing substantial funds. Jeanne Mance left the port of La Rochelle in April 1641 in a twelve-man ship. A second ship carried Sieur de Maisonneuve. She spent the winter in the Quebec City area, arriving on the island of Montreal on ...

  • Accession Number 2021.56.03
  • Period 21st century
  • Materials fiber, metal, plastic, wax
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© Pointe-à-Callière Collection,2021.056.003
Photo by Victor Diaz Lamich

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