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Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
sold by: E. R. Fabre
Image: 34.000 x 45.800 cm
Scope and content
This is a false portrait of Champlain. It is actually based on a portrait of Michel Particelli d'Emery engraved by Balthazar Moncornet in 1654. It has been so often used as a portrait of Champlain that attempts to correct this misconception may prove impossible. See "Portraits des Héro de la Nouvelle-France" by Denis Martin for a discussion of this portrait and others of the period.
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Copy negative C-006643
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, copy neg. number C-006643.
Restrictions on use: nil
Varying form of title
1. Champlain, Samuel de, 1574-1635.
2. History Canada
3. Discovery and exploration French. New France
4. Explorers France.
Other system control no.
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