The Maasdam travels down the Cape Cod Canal

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1952

GUSN

GUSN-291403

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Description

A black and white aerial view of the Dutch-American ocean liner Maasdam as it passes through the Cape Cod Canal. The ship is strung with ceremonial flags from end to end as it prepares to go under the Sagamore Bridge. The ship was one of the largest vessels to pass through the Canal at the time.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canals
ocean liners
flags
bridges (built works)
photographs

Physical Description

1 black and white phtograph; 10 x 8 inches

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

MS028.04.022.047

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

Record Details

Material Type

photographs

Description Level

Item