Photograph showing several people at teatime in a gallery.


At the turn of the 20th century, women of the Francophone upper classes had adopted the English tradition of afternoon tea with friends and family. At the time, tea was popular with all groups, including the Inuit and First Nations peoples.

Unknown photographer, 1919
Rivière-du-Loup, Québec
Musée de la civilisation, collection du Séminaire de Québec, fonds Thaïs Lacoste-Frémont, PH2000-13540