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Catalog Number 1937.058.999
Object Name Booklet
Title Belle Isle Illustrated
Scope & Content Booklet titled "Belle Isle Illustrated", featuring a brief history of Belle Isle, along with several views of the park including a canal scene, the Newsboy's Fountain, the interior of the Casino, a driving trail, and the mouth of the Detroit River. The first page reads "...Souvenir... of Belle Isle" and features a portrait depiction of "Chas. F. Marschner, Lessee." Also included are advertisements for Globe Tobacco, G. Burlage & Son, G. & R. McMillan, Hotel Schlitz in Put-in-Bay, Shetland ponies from Watkins' Farm, Ben Hur Cigars, Cabinet Cigar Co., Ferdinan Kuhn Liquor Emporium, F. Bossenberger's creams and chocolates, Della Rocca cigars, and C.P. Collins & Co. A signature on the inside cover reads "Miss Grace Wright." The back cover indicates that the booklet was printed by "Rule & Mack, Printers Binders & Engravers."
Date c. 1913
People Marschner, Chas. F.
Wright, Grace
Extent of Description 6.125" x 9.25"
16 pages
Collection General History
Search Terms Belle Isle
Belle Isle Casino
Rule & Mack