Blondin Rope Ascension Over Whirlpool Rapids With Colcord - Details
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   Funded by a donation from Scotia Bank Niagara Falls.  Image scanned by MES. (image/jpeg)
Title Blondin Rope Ascension Over Whirlpool Rapids With Colcord
Creator  Campbell, Donna Marie
Type  Still Image
Medium  Watercolour
Extent  35.86 x 25.7 cm
Call Number  WC 5
Is Part of  Watercolour Collection
Subject  Niagara River - Lower
  Stunts and Stunters
Country  CA
Notes  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation Government of Canada Local Initiatives Grant AK 2403-9 1974 - 1975 ; Artistic recreation based on a stereograph by Platt D Babbit held at the Earl W Brydges Public Library Niagara Falls NY ; Research by George Seibel ; "For the 1860 season Blondin stretched his rope across the Niagara Gorge below the Railway Suspension Bridge right over the Whirlpool Rapids. On September 8th in the presence of the Prince of Wales, later King Edward, he again carried Colcord across on his back", excerpted from "Anthology & Bibliography of Niagara Falls by Dow volume 1 page 418" ;
Place Name  Niagara (river)
Date  1977.
  1860.
Subject  Niagara Whirlpool and Rapids
Record ID  102712
Digital image 
Format image/jpeg
Size  750px X 538px
Resolution  150ppi X 150ppi
Digitization Colour Scan
Equipment Vidar Truscan Titan Atlas Wide-Format
Date 2005-02-10
Notes Funded by a donation from Scotia Bank Niagara Falls. Image scanned by MES.

 

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