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M DISPLAY CASE

1. Plate

French faience. Archaeological collection, Ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec IQU2127-Latrine-104


2. Plate fragment

French faience, 18th century. Blue festoon decoration. AR-1998-167


3. Plate (partial)

French faience. Decorated with thin blue lines bordering a band of blue zigzags and dots.  


Archaeological collection, Ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec IQU2154 (B) 161


4. Fork

Metal and bone.

Archaeological collection, Ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec IQU2152-III-S3-4


5. Pitcher

Coarse earthenware.

Archaeological collection, Ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec IQU2154 (B)-1L2-342


6. Container fragment

Coarse earthenware, 17th century. Fragment of the slightly rounded body and flat base. Inside glazed in two tones of green. On the outside, glaze drips and what may be the stump of a handle. AR-2000-287


7. Charred wheat kernel

Wheat was introduced to America by Europeans. AR-2000-168


8. Awl

Steel, 17th century. Instrument used to pierce holes in leather.


Restored by the Centre de conservation du Québec AR-1999-175


9. Scissors

Wrought iron, 17th century.


Restored by the Centre de conservation du Québec. AR-2000-051


10. Pins (9)

Tin-plated brass, 17th century. It is not yet clear whether the pins found on site were used for trade or for domestic purposes. These pins are of the standard length – 2.81 cm – mentioned in Diderot’s encyclopaedia (1766).


Restored by the Centre de conservation du Québec AR-2000-084-1.9


11. Thimble

Copper alloy, 18th century. Handmade. AR-1999-008


12. Buttons (3)

17th century.

Restored by the Centre de conservation du Québec Pewter, Convex crown. AR-2000-060 Copper alloy. AR-2000-173, AR-2000- 174


13. Military uniform button

Copper alloy, 17th century. Convex crown. Concentric surface grooves. Button materials varied with military rank.


Restored by the Centre de conservation du Québec AR-2000-090


14. Button cores (2)

Bone, 18th century. These button cores were wrapped with thread and sewn onto undergarments.

AR-2000-171, AR-2000-172


15. Beads (32)

12 glass, 1 shell, 17th century.

AR-2000-179-1.6, AR-2000-394 to 400


15 turquoise glass, 18th century. Flattened triangle shape. This shape is rare. AR-2000-180-1.12, AR-1999-331-1.2, AR-1999-335

3 glass, 17th century. AR-2000-323, AR-2000-325, AR-2000-326

1 glass, 17th century. Oval, coloured stripes on white ground. AR-2000-078


16. Brooch (5 parts)

Copper alloy, 17th century. Torsade design.


Restored by the Centre de conservation du Québec AR-2000-055


17. Buckle (3 fragments)

Copper alloy, 17th century. Ends only.


Restored by the Centre de conservation du Québec AR-2000-081


18. Ring

Copper alloy, 17th century. Set with two red glass stones. The broken band has been bent back on either side.


Restored by the Centre de conservation du Québec AR-2000-054


19. Rifle bullets (2) and lead shot (37)

Lead, 17th century. Hunters chose ammunition based on the size of their prey. AR-2000-393-1.2, AR-2000-392-1.37


20 Gunflint

Flint, 17th century. AR-2000-048


21. Gunflint chips (firing debris) (3)

Flint, 17th century. AR-2000-347, AR-2000-348, AR-2000-349


22. Pipe bowl

Refined white earthenware, Dutch, 18th century, after 1720. Decorative image of a warrior with shield and lance, rouletted embellishment on rim.

AR-2000-273


23. Rosary beads (6)

Bone, 17th century. AR-2000-177, AR-1999-178-1.3, AR-2000-324, AR-2000-329


24. Hasp

Wrought iron, 18th century. Part of a lock. The smaller end was fixed to a doorframe, for example, while the other end fitted over a staple on the door and was held in place by a padlock or other fastening device.


Restored by the Centre de conservation du Québec AR-1999-176


25 & 26. Coins (2)

Copper alloy, 17th century.

Restored by the Centre de conservation du Québec


25. No visible decoration. AR-2000-064

26. Fleur-de-lys hallmark. AR-2000-065


27. Marbles (2)

Limestone, 17th century or later. Children played with these little balls, which were also used in solitaire games. AR-1999-169, AR-1999-170