Photostory #147: Quebec City Silversmiths: Bring New Beauty to Ancient Art

Chris Lund
National Film Board of Canada
Release Date
March 4, 1958
CMCP fonds
Credit Line
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
Main Text
Each sacred vessel has a distinct function and form although its ornamentation has varied from time to time according to the art styles of the period. What has been unchanging has been the consistency with which artists have directed their greatest efforts towards the creation of an object worthy of man's highest spiritual expression.