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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
Riverfront
Belle Isle
Construction
Bridges
Docks