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Littel, Son and Company

1 print : b.& w. 16 x 12 cm on sheet 25 x 17 cm.
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 655
Graphic (art)
90: Open
655 Item no. assigned by LAC 655
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA

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Credit Library and Archives Canada.
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Additional information

Steel engraving by J.C. Buttre.

Includes the following four line poem in the title block. " In musing awe; should tread this wonderous world, see all its store of inland waters hurl'd in one vast volume down Niagara's steep or calm behold them in transparent sleep"

From Littell's Living Age. Boston, New York & Philadelphia: Littel, Son and Company, 1854.

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Cartographic math data
Scale indeterimate.

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