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1760 print by British military artist Richard Short depicts damage to the Jesuit college sustained during the British conquest of Quebec City. At right, a small black child can be seen in white knee socks — “the first image of a black person in Quebec,” Ndiaye says. (McCord Museum)

--February 13, 2017. SLAVERY IN QUEBEC: SHEDDING LIGHT ON A LARGELY UNKNOWN HISTORY. Aly Ndiaye uses the heel of his boot to remove the frozen snow from a display case outside city hall, and reveals a reproduction of a 1760 print by British military artist Richard Short. The print depicts the Jesuit college that once stood here and the damage it sustained during the British conquest of Quebec City. Most tour guides remark on the gaping holes caused by...