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August Belmont begins the digging for the Cape Cod Canal

MS028.04.027.003 (RS195250)

Description

A black and white view of August Belmont surrounded by his sponsors as he digs the first shovelful of dirt for the Cape Cod Canal at Bournedale.

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Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
1909-06-21
Date Notes
Printed from a publication c. 1914.
Physical Description
1 black and white photomechanical reproduction; 6 x 4.75 inches
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
291818
Reference Code
MS028.04.027.003

Record details

Other People
Belmont, August, 1853-1924
Descriptive Terms
canals
shovels
spectators (event observers)
white hats
Material Type
photomechanical prints
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Bournedale (Bourne, Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

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