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Groups of People
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|Frontier Farm A Lower Canada rugged frontier farm in winter,
further inland from the St. Lawrence River.
|St. Denis Attack At St. Denis, on November 23, 1837, east of
Montreal and south of Sorel, habitants under Wolfred Nelson defeated a mismanaged British
attack on the village.
|Habitant Sleigh A Canadien habitant in a horse-drawn sleigh in
rural French Canada. Oil painting by Cornelius Krieghoff, who lived in Quebec from the 1840s
to the 1860s.
|Habitants in Typical Dress Canadian Habitants in the typical garb
of country-dwellers, with homespun coat, a traditional woven sash, knitted toque, sturdy boots,
pipe and riding whips.
|Habitants at Cards A house scene of Canadien habitants playing
cards, in a later view by the famed Cornelius Krieghoff, in a close family farmhouse.
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