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September 1849


Niagara Falls

Place of creation


1 watercolour: pencil and watercolour on wove paper; 7.6x10.5 cm (image); 27x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

A landscape depicting a partial view of the Horseshoe Falls, Terrapin Tower and Goat Island. The Tower is located on exposed rocks beyond the western end of the island which is covered in vegetation. Below the tower at the bottom of the falls are several exposed rocks. In the background is the vegetation along the Canadian shore of the river.

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 [46] upper.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: signature (MLE&K) on the artwork; date on the album page; no title provided. Pencil frame drawn with a straight edge.