|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Title||[Chesapeake & Delaware Canal]|
A mule team towing a boat down a canal, formerly identified as the D&R Canal. However, the D&R Canal historican William McKelvey believes this photograph shows the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal.
The Chesapeake & Delaware canal runs for 14 miles between Reedy Point, Delaware on the Delaware River and Chesapeake City, Maryland, on Chesapeake Bay.
|Print size||8" x 10"|
Delaware & Raritan Canal
In pencil on back of photo:
E-23 D+R Canal
Gift of E. Parker Hayden, Jr., 1990.
Negative E-23 (4x5)
According to D+R Canal Historian, William McKelvey, this photograph is the Chesapeake + Deleware Canal, and should not be identified as the D+R Canal (March 2006).
|Provenance||Gift of E. Parker Hayden, Jr., 1990 (recorded on verso).|