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Drummer of the Compagnies franches de la Marine in New France, around 1740

Caption: Drummer of the Compagnies franches de la Marine in New France, around 1740

The coat of this drummer of the Compagnies franches de la Marine is decorated with the crimson and white lace of the livery of the King of France. His drum is decorated with the fleur-de-lis of the French royal arms. Reconstruction by Michel Pétard.