• Denis Diderot's depiction of a Parisien furrier from his L’Encyclopie, 1751–1757

Furrier

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims


  • This engraving appears in Diderot’s Encyclopédie, depicting the environment of a Parisien furrier workshop. A furrier prepares pelts for production into clothing. A workshop like the one depicted likely processed beaver pelts from the Canadian fur trade into hats.
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  • Cultural Studies
  • Regional Studies
  • Literature
  • Native American Studies
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  • 1751–1757
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