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16 July 1838



Place of creation


1 drawing: pencil and white highlights on blue wove paper; 16x24 cm (image); 26x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

The subject is a landscape depicting vegetation, the Horseshoe Falls and the mist rising from the water and above the falls viewed from a balcony [of the Clifton Hotel] on the Niagara River. At the left, Terrapin Tower can be seen on Goat Island. The balcony has a balustrade with plain, square balusters. Outside the balustrade are two columnar structures supporting an upper level. On either side of the column on the right are three buildings among the vegetation in the distance.

Graphic (art)
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Archival reference no.

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, and family fonds (R977). Copyright: expired/périmé.

Additional information

Physical description note
Album of Mary Louisa Lambton, page 49.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: signature (MLL) and date on the artwork; title written on the album page. Pencil frame drawn with a straight edge.