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8 October 1849


[Niagara Falls]

Place of creation


1 drawing: pencil and white highlights on blue wove paper; 17.5x25.6 cm (image); 27x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

A riverscape depicting a view of the curved Horseshoe Falls from an elevated point. Water mist rises above the Falls. The artist has depicted the two trees at the right edge of the work and other vegetation in the foreground in some detail. In the distance is the vegetation along the Canadian shore of the Niagara River upstream from the Falls.

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 [51].

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: work is unsigned and undated; no title is provided. Pencil frame drawn with a straight edge.