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Catalog Number 1929.004.010
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Mounted sepia-toned photographic print of the Belle Isle canals being dug by previously unemployed men. The majority of the workers dig with shovels. A horse-drawn cart is being used to aid in the project as well. Tents are set up in the background. Coats are hung from trees overlooking the canal. "Belle Isle, 1906-7 Unemployed used to dig canal to give work," is handwritten on the verso.
Date c. 1907
Print size 9.75" x 7.75"
Dimension Details Matting is 12" x 10"
Collection General History
Search Terms Belle Isle
Canals
Construction