Cape Cod Ship Canal, cabinet card showing a line of workers with shovels and wheelbarrows during the construction of the Cape Cod Canal

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

predominant 1880-1889

GUSN

GUSN-291121

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Description

One of a series of caninet cards by the Provincetown photographers Nickerson & Smith showing a line of workers with shovels and wheelbarrows during the hand digging of sections of the Cape Cod Canal.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wheelbarrows
workers
shovels

Physical Description

1 black & white, Cabinet card, 4.5" x 7"

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

MS028.04.014.006

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

Record Details

Originator

Nickerson, George Hathaway, 1835-1890
Smith, William

Description Level

Item