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Photostory #34: St. Jean Port Joli: Ancient Art of Woodcarving Flourishes

Chris Lund
National Film Board of Canada
Release Date
November 15, 1955
CMCP fonds
Credit Line
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
Main Text
Over forty hours of work will go into this Statuette of Virgin and Child being carved by Jean Bourgault. Jean and Medard Bourgault specialize in religious figures with an occasional frieze or bas-relief while third brother, Andre, satisfies the tourist demand for carvings.