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10 October [1847]


Niagara Falls

Place of creation


1 drawing: pencil, watercolour and white highlights on blue wove paper; 8.7x12.3 cm (image); 27x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

A landscape depicting a view of the Horseshoe Falls and Goat Island with its buildings and vegetation in the distance from Table Rock on the Canadian Shore of the Niagara River. The artist has shown the water mist rising from the Falls and the water below.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
99: Closed pending processing
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) Bruce, page [11] lower.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: date written on the artwork; unsigned and untitled. Pencil frame drawn with a straight edge.