P6038

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ID Number

P6038

Item Name

Image

Title

Aerial View of Pelissier Street / Vue aérienne de la rue Pelissier

Title (Fre)

Vue aérienne de la rue Pelissier

Description

Northwest aerial view of Pelissier Street; the rooftops of houses and stores are visible throughout the photo; in the foreground a large billboard is advertising George H. Wilkinson's shoe store and across Pelissier street are two billboards for the Capitol Theatre; there are two apartment buildings in the centre of the photograph; the Detroit River and the Detroit riverfront are visible in the background.

History

Pelissier Street was named for Aimable Jean Jacques Pelissier, Duke of Malakoff, who was a marshall of France and was made a general in the Crimean War (1870 - 71). It became a one-way street, northbound, in 1955.

Place made

Canada - Ontario - Windsor

Collection Name

Museum Windsor

Subjects

Aerial views / Vues aériennes

Apartments / Appartements

Billboards / Panneaux d’affichage

Buildings / Immeubles

Capitol Theatre / Théâtre Capitol

Detroit (Mich.)

Houses / Maisons

Pelissier St. / Rue Pelissier

Trees / Arbres

Waterfronts / Quais

Wilkinson's Shoes / Souliers Wilkinson

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