Laura Secord's Monument Queenston Heights Canada [Heroine of the Battle of Beaver Dams, War of 1812 - 1814] - Details
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   Laura Secord's Monument Queenston Heights Canada [Heroine of the Battle of Beaver Dams, War of 1812 - 1814] (image/jpeg)
Title Laura Secord's Monument Queenston Heights Canada [Heroine of the Battle of Beaver Dams, War of 1812 - 1814]
Type  Still Image
Extent  13.72 x 8.89 cm
Medium  Colour postcard
Collection  Postcard Collection
Description  Located in front of a low stone wall overlooking the lower Niagara River ( in distance)and the village of Queenston the monument is set at the end of a walking path ; three plinths of graduating sizes form the base ; topped with a column and then a conical top ; an oval plaque is centered in the column ; a foot high wrought iron fence surrounds the entire monument ; mature trees to the left and right of the monument ; round formal flower bed in front of the monument ; a wooden and metal bench seat is located behind the monument facing the view ; title in red print top left ; Crest of the British Empire reading On whose Dominion the sun never sets top right corner
Notes  2nd item was mailed in Niagara Falls, Ontario in 1927 ; card was addressed to Mrs Boyd Tombs? Glenwood Avenue, Ferndale, Johnstown, PA ; message reads "having a fine time Ruth"
  Postcard has been digitally restored to remove writing in the top centre section ;
Subject  Monuments
  War - War of 1812 - Battle of Beaverdams
  Queenston Heights
Publisher  F. H. Leslie Publisher Niagara Falls Canada ; C 55
Place Name  Queenston (inhabited place)
Source  Niagara Falls (Ont.) Public Library
Record ID  102660
Digital image 
Format image/jpeg
Size  750px X 478px
Resolution  150ppi X 150ppi
Digitization Colour Scan
Equipment Microtek ScanMaker i900
Date 2005-02-06
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D421390  Colour postcard     
D421390A  Colour postcard     
D421390B  Colour postcard     
D421390C  Colour postcard     

 

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