Home-made birch-bark tubs and vessels for maple sap and syrup
from Vincent Lessard's sugar bush, Saint-Joachim de
Montmorency, Québec, 1936.
Vincent Lessard outside his sugarhouse boiling down the maple
sap in iron cauldrons, Saint-Joachim de Montmorency, Québec,
Indians making maple syrup. From an engraving in Lafitau's
Moeurs des sauvages amériquains, 1724. 1936.
Elm-bark vessel, also known as "mockok", used by
Detroit Wyandots to store granulated maple sugar, from the Detroit
River Region. 1940.
Slab of maple sugar from a birch bark, sold at the Dionne market
in Montreal, 1962.
Elm and linden bark containers for collecting maple sap, 1940.
Emptying the sap into the barrel at Vincent Lessard's sugar
camp, Beaupré, Québec, 1919.
Wood spout and birch-bark dish for collecting maple sap,
Wooden paddles used in handling hot maple sugar. 1940.
Gathering maple sap at Vincent Lessard's sugar bush, Québec,
Man with horse and cart beside a sugarhouse, Québec, 1926.
Man explaining the sap collecting process, Québec, c.1945.
Boiling maple sap, Québec, c.1945.
People eating maple taffy on snow, Québec, c.1945.
Slabs of maple sugar sold at the Dionne market in Montreal,
Heart shaped sugar molds, 1940.
Kettles and supports for heating maple sap over the fire,
Vincent Lessard's sugar camp in Beaupré, Québec, 1919.