Introduction

This blog began as a research log for my masters thesis, Power Houses: Furnishing Authority in New France, 1660-1760It has since moved to  www.viedechateaucanadien.weebly.com

This study addressed the furnishings of two of New France’s most important secular public buildings, the governor-general’s château Saint-Louis and the intendant’s palace in Québec City. New posts will continue to address related issues and themes explored in the Furnishing New France/Meubler la Nouvelle-France, an online web exhibition of elite French colonial material culture.

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