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A view of a decorative carriage honoring the Cape Cod Canal

MS028.04.012.001 (RS191325)

Description

A black and white view of a celebratory carriage paying tribute to the Cape Cod Canal and its creators. The image shows a horse draped in a banner that reads, "Meet Us on the Breakwater." The horse is pulling a cariage full of nine people dressed up in costumes. The main figure is a man holding the reins dressed in a suit and tie and a top hat. The image also shows a banner in the background that reads, "In Belmont We Trust," paying homage to the Cape Cod Canal project's financeer.

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph; 4.5 x 3.5 inches
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
290680
Reference Code
MS028.04.012.001

Record details

Other People
Belmont, August, 1853-1924
Descriptive Terms
canals
carriages (vehicles)
celebrations
costumes (character dress)
horses (equipment)
top hats
Material Type
photographs
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

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