Artifacts Associated with Well-Known Figures

Archbishop Alexandre Taché's bookcase

Archbishop Alexandre Taché

Various artifacts in the collections are associated with famous Franco-Manitobans and Métis, for example:

  • Louis Riel’s coffin, moccasins and tuque
  • Archbishop Alexandre Taché’s bookcase
  • Jean-Baptiste Lagimodière’s dispatch pouch
  • Mélina (Landry) Roy’s quilt (mother of Gabrielle Roy)
  • Andy De Jarlis’s violin
  • Pauline Boutal’s paintings
  • Victor A. Long’s portraits of the mayors of St. Boniface