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Catalog Number 1953.026.013
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Photograph. Sepia-toned gelatin silver photo of a parade float that was part of the Detroit Bi-Centenary Parade. The float is mounted on streetcar truck and decorated with a rowboat that is carrying Cadillac, a priest, and three of his crew as they approach the shore. Two men, dressed as Indians, are standing at the shoreline. A sign at the right end of the float notes "Landing of Cadillac 1701." The parade is moving along a residential street and three wood-frame houses can be seen in the background, but the street name is not known. Several spectators can also be seen in the background. Handwriting on the verso notes "Landing of Cadillac, 1701."
Date 1901
Print size 10" x 12"
Dimension Details Image size is 7.625" x 9.625"
Collection Detroit Anniversaries
Search Terms Bicentennial
Parade Floats
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