August Belmont begins the digging for the Cape Cod Canal

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1909-06-21

GUSN

GUSN-291818

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canals
shovels
spectators (event observers)
white hats
photomechanical prints

Physical Description

1 black and white photomechanical reproduction; 6 x 4.75 inches

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Reference Code

MS028.04.027.003

Date Notes

Printed from a publication c. 1914.

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Bournedale (Bourne, Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Material Type

photomechanical prints

Other People

Belmont, August, 1853-1924

Description Level

Item