Ville de Montréal
Ville de Montréal
Group of Archivists of the Region of Montréal
Chapter 7 IntroductionHochelaga 1500-1642Ville-Marie 1642-1665Heart of an Empire 1699-1763Small French Town 1665-1760Conquered City 1760-1800British Commercial Takeover 1800-1850Industrial City 1850-1896Canada's Metropolis 1896-1914North-American City 1914-1929Depression and War 1930-1945Modern City 1945-1960Québec's Metropolis 1960-1992ConclusionQuizEducational Resources

A prominent city

The impact of

A British city with a
French heartbeat

Saint-Henri des tanneries.
Saint-Henri des tanneries / Jacques Corriveau.
This area was known until the 18th century as Les Tanneries, Les Tanneries du Côteau-Saint-Pierre or Les Tanneries des Rolland. With the inauguration of the Lachine Canal, the tanneries in the village of Saint-Henri began to close. This poster was made for an exhibit presented in 1981 by the Musée des arts décoratifs de Montréal.
Source : Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, D81.162.1.