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   Funded by a donation from Scotia Bank Niagara Falls.  Image scanned by MES. (image/jpeg)
Title A Social Gathering At The Whirlpool House Portage Road
Creator  Breton, Carol
Type  Still Image
Medium  Watercolour
Extent  35.06 x 26.17 cm
Call Number  WC 56
Is Part of  Watercolour Collection
Subject  Hotels
  Portage Road
Place Name  Canada (nation)
Notes  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation Government of Canada Local Initiatives Grant AK 2403-9 1974 - 1975 ; Research by George Seibel ; The Whirlpool House built about 1800 by Andrew Rorback was a stage coach stop and as well a popular place to hold meetings and social affairs. This watercolour depicts a social evening, a dance, one of many held in the upper rooms of this building ; Artistic recreation from a sketch by C W Jefferys in Library and Archives Canada ;
Place Name  Niagara Falls (inhabited place)
Publisher  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation
Date  ca 1975
Record ID  102748
Digital image 
Format image/jpeg
Size  750px X 544px
Resolution  150ppi X 150ppi
Digitization Colour Scan
Equipment Vidar Truscan Titan Atlas Wide-Format
Date 2005-02-16
Notes Funded by a donation from Scotia Bank Niagara Falls. Image scanned by MES.

 

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