A view of a decorative carriage honoring the Cape Cod Canal

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

undated

GUSN

GUSN-290680

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canals
carriages (vehicles)
top hats
horses (equipment)
costumes (character dress)
celebrations
photographs

Physical Description

1 black and white photograph; 4.5 x 3.5 inches

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

MS028.04.012.001

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

Record Details

Material Type

photographs

Other People

Belmont, August, 1853-1924

Description Level

Item