P5911b

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Black%20and%20white%20photograph%20of%20the%20Callithumpian%20procession%20heading%20down%20Sandwich%20Street%20on%20August%206%2C%201909%20during%20the%20Old%20Boys%20Reunion

Details

ID Number

P5911b

Item Name

Image

Title

Callithumpian Procession on Sandwich Street / Défilé Callithumpian sur la rue Sandwich

Title (Fre)

Défilé Callithumpian sur la rue Sandwich

Date

1909/08/03

Description

Black and white photograph of the Callithumpian procession heading down Sandwich Street on August 6, 1909 during the Old Boys Reunion; on the far left side of the photograph the Detroit River is partially visible in the background; in the foreground, at the front of the photograph there is a man standing at the side of the street; the parade is heading down the street on the right side of the streetcar tracks; there are horses and carts in the procession and there are spectators visible beside the parade; there are buildings and trees on the right side of the street.

History

A callithump is defined as a somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.

Place made

Canada - Ontario - Windsor

Collection Name

Museum Windsor

Subjects

Bicycles & tricycles / Bicyclettes & tricycles

Carts & wagons / Charrettes & chariots

Children / Enfants

Horses / Chevaux

Men / Hommes

Old Boys Club / Club Old Boys

Old Boys Reunion / Réunion Old Boys

Parades & processions / Défilés et cortèges

Sandwich St. / Rue Sandwich

Spectators / Spectateurs

Street railroad tracks / Tramways

Traffic Engineering Department / Ingénierie et gestion du trafic routier

Trees / Arbres

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