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22 August 1851
Place of creation
Scope and content
A riverscape / landscape depicting a view of the escarpments at Queenston and Lewiston and the newly completed (First) Queenston-Lewiston Suspension Bridge across the Niagara Gorge. The bridge's cable is attached at each end to a single tower located on each shore. The artist has suggested several unmasted vessels close to the shoreline. The rocky landforms are covered in vegetation.
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, and family fonds (R977). Copyright: expired/périmé.
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