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13 October [1847]


[Niagara Falls]

Place of creation


1 drawing: pencil and white highlights on wove paper; 12.2x18 cm (image); 27x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

A landscape / riverscape depicting a view of the Niagara Gorge from Goat Island. There are buildings and vegetation on a high bank at the left of the composition. The largest building may be the Clifton Hotel. It has two rows of balconies and a lantern surmounted by a cupola extending from the roof. The other buildings may include the Hotel's concert hall and livery stables. At the right, the American Falls at Prospect Point are partially visible.

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 [14].

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