Serpents in Canada

Today I added the below caption and images to Serpent & Ophicleide: History and Images and to Serpent & Ophicleide Images: 1600-1850.


1844-50—Boucherville, Québec, Canada: Interior decorations by Louis-Thomas Berlinguet and his son Louis-Favien in Église Sainte-Famille (Church of the Holy Family) include 2 different depictions of serpents, both set in trophies, or decorative clusters of instruments (see below image; special thanks to Maximilien Brisson).quebec serpent 1

quebec serpent 2