Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent

Interior design reflecting local culture

Two young girls in a hotel lobby wearing white dresses.

A hotel in Notre-Dame-du-Portage.

© Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent, Joseph-Adélard Boucher coll., jab1174b.

This hotel’s sitting room was decorated to please clients’ aesthetic expectations. The place is clean and bright. On display, we see popular art (a painting on the wall), local fauna (a deer bust on the mantel) and a fieldstone fireplace. Formidable!

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