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Belle Isle, Grand Canal.
  • William Henry Jackson, artist
    1843–1942
    born: Keesville, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
    Detroit Photographic Company, publisher
    active 1897–1924
  • Belle Isle, Grand Canal., circa 1900
  • Where object was made: Detroit, Michigan, United States
  • photochrom
  • Object Height/Width: 16.3 x 22.1 cm
    Object Height/Width: 6 7/16 x 8 11/16 in
  • Gift of David J. and Rita Sloan Gottlieb
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0555
Description

Color. Park scene. In the distance a bridge spans a creek or canal that curves from lower left. Several rowboats are shown. The left bank is crowded with people, with the crowds denser the closer they are to the bridge in the far distance. The right bank has only a few people.