Black and gold frame. Sketched portrait. Marie of the Incarnation, with nun cloths, turned to the rights her opened hands pointing the sky.
“Marie of the Incarnation”. Anonymous, after Enrico Bottoni (1800-1900).
Photography. 20th century

Portrait of Marie of the Incarnation

Narrating New France

Marie of the Incarnation is known for her many letters and for the quality of her writing. In New France she learned four native languages and wrote dictionaries and grammars in these languages.

Through her correspondence with her son in France, with relatives and friends, we learn of the daily life of New France.