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17 September 1849


[Niagara Falls]

Place of creation


1 drawing: pencil and white highlights on blue wove paper; 17.7x39 cm [overlapped]

Scope and content

A panoramic landscape depicting the American Falls, the Bridal Falls and the Horseshoe Falls from the opposing shore of the Niagara River. Terrapin Tower is seen at the northwestern corner of Goat Island. Other buildings and vegetation are shown in the distance. There are three figures in the foreground and at the left, a manned boat in the River. The mist rises above the falls.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
22 Item no. assigned by LAC 23
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

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: signature (MLE) and date; untitled.