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Catalog Number 1939.031.001
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Print. Large sepia-toned photographic print of the first Belle Isle Bridge while under construction. A single truss of the bridge, atop a system of trestles is in the background. A small crowd of people pose on the right end of the tress. A small boat with a smokestack, and striped awnings and curtains is docked in the foreground. A man in a knee length coat stands alongside it. "First Belle Isle Bridge (drawbridge)" is handwritten on verso.
Date 1889
Print size 16.75" x 9"
Dimension Details Remains of photo are oddly shaped. Measurements taken at longest and widest points.
Collection Detroit Views
Search Terms Belle Isle Bridge
Detroit River
Belle Isle