Unveiling of Father Jacque Marquette's statue on Mackinac Island, Michigan. The photograph captures the moment as American flags are drawn back to reveal the statue. The back of the photograph indicates that Felix Gatineau is assisting in the unveiling. A crowd of dozens of men and women formally dressed are standing watching the ceremony. Stamped on front of photograph "Wickman's Photo" but "M.P. Brown" is embossed on the board around the photograph. 6.5" x 4.5"
Father Jacque Marquette; Felix Gatineau
Mackinac Island, Michigan
September 1, 1909
G. W. Wickman, Mackinac Island, Michigan
See additional file for information on back of photograph.
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L'Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste d'Amérique Archives, Emmanuel d'Alzon Library Manuscript and Photograph Collection. Assumption University, Worcester, Massachusetts