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Discover Antoine Labelle through the images, videos and audio clips presented in the gallery.
Black & white photograph of a sail and steam ship moored at a concrete dock in a port. The very large vessel sports three masts and a smokestack. A few rowboats are in the water nearby. In the background, masts of several other ships are seen.
Sepia-tone photograph of a long, high-ceilinged reception hall, festooned with streamers, French flags and fir branches. Two long parallel tables are set for a meal, with several men seated at them. Members of a brass band stand against the wall to the left.
Image of a small rectangular white card: printed in the centre, in black ink, are the words “Le Curé Labelle.” At bottom left and right are the curé’s addresses in Canada and France.
Colour photograph of a tomb in the basement of a chapel. Three white marble plaques with gold inscriptions are affixed to the wall. Beneath the central plaque, a bouquet of flowers and a glass urn site on the floor, which is carpeted in artificial grass.
Black & white photograph depicting a cemetery in summertime. In the foreground is a sandy path, and behind it, a plant bed topped by a tall sculpted cross. Farther back, a small wooden chapel with a steeple is visible, surrounded by a few gravestones. In the background is a woodland.
Black & white photograph of a man in his late fifties. He is standing and wears a cassock with a sash, symbolizing his status as Monseigneur. Two books and a felt hat rest on a low, carved table next to him. He rests his fist on the books.
Black & white photograph of the façade of a small church. The clapboard building has three doors, three windows above the doors and a belfry. A boy stands on a boardwalk outside the church.
Hand-drawn plan of a stretch of a river. The plan shows the location of lots, streets and buildings. The river rapids are indicated as waterpower sites. The legend below the map reads: “Plan shewing [sic] the different water powers of the Rivière du Nord, at and near the village of St. Jerome.”
Sepia-tone photograph of a priest in his forties. The portrait shows his upper body; he is portly, with a double chin. He wears a cassock and clerical collar.
Sepia-tone photograph of a clergyman seated in a chair. He is elderly, with white hair. He wears a cassock, and a cross hangs from a long chain around his neck. His right hand rests on a table, with a ring visible on one finger.
Reproduction of an old newspaper page
Black & white photograph of a pioneer home. It is a box-shaped house with wood siding and a simple pitched roof. Nearby is a small round-timber shed. To the right of the house is a large garden enclosed by a split-rail fence. Two adults work the garden.
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