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Vintage Postcards: Dog Cart, Ste-Anne-de-Beaupre, Quebec

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Ste Anne de Beaupre, Que

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English translation: Carpenters (or cabinetmakers) Going To Work Continue reading

July 30, 2009 Posted by | . | , , | 24 Comments

Dog Cart (racing sulky), Quebec (4)

Un Attelage de Chien a Quebec, Canada  – A Dog Cart, Quebec, Canada n.101

From the way the driver is dressed – as a jockey I believe – I think this is a dog racing sulky.

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Index: Vintage Postcards of Quebec

May 28, 2009 Posted by | . | , , | 20 Comments

Vintage Postcards: Old Fashion Transport, Quebec, Canada

Another vintage postcard from a series of postcards about the Working Dogs of the Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec.

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                  Close-up detail of dog harness

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PORTAL – Vintage Postcards

May 6, 2009 Posted by | . | , | 2 Comments

Vintage Postcard: A “modern” dog cart in the Gaspe

A Gaspe (Quebec, Canada)  farm scene: Children, traditional dog cart and machinery.

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Vintage Postcards: A Gaspesian Dog Cart at St. Anne des Monts, P.Q.

April 9, 2009 Posted by | . | , | 15 Comments

An Eskimo Family, Greenland

Postcard: An Eskimo Family, Greenland

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Transcript: Text on back of card

AN ESKIMO FAMILY, GREENLAND – This race of people are considered one of the most hardiest of the human family. They get their subsistence from hunting by sea, using for the purpose skin-boats where the sea is open, and dog sledges on the ice. From the skin, blubber and flesh of the seal and the cetaceous Continue reading

April 2, 2009 Posted by | . | , , , | 12 Comments

Vintage Postcards: A roadside Group on Gaspe Highway, P.Q. (3)

Number 3 of a ten-part series of postcards about the Working Dogs of the Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec.

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March 10, 2009 Posted by | . | , | 2 Comments