Kite Flying Contest Held To Get The First Line Across [The Gorge] For The Suspension Bridge - Details
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   Funded by a donation from Scotia Bank Niagara Falls.  Image scanned by MES. (image/jpeg)
Title Kite Flying Contest Held To Get The First Line Across [The Gorge] For The Suspension Bridge
Creator  Campbell, Donna Marie
Type  Still Image
Medium  Watercolour
Extent  31.39 x 23.66 cm
Call Number  WC 122
Is Part of  Watercolour Collection
Date  ca 1847 (event)
  ca 1975 (reproduction)
Subject  Niagara Gorge
  Niagara River - Lower
  Sports - Recreation - Leisure
Notes  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation Government of Canada Local Initiatives Grant BK 4701-1 1975 - 1976 ; an artistic recreation by the artist ;
  In the original sketch which this was based on the unknown artist mistakenly shows kites being flown from the American side of the Gorge. The prevailing winds blow from the west or Canadian side, to the east or American side, and so the kites were actually flown from Canada ;
Publisher  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation
Place Name  Niagara (river)
Record ID  102729
Digital image 
Format image/jpeg
Size  750px X 565px
Resolution  150ppi X 150ppi
Digitization Colour Scan
Equipment Vidar Truscan Titan Atlas Wide-Format
Date 2005-02-15
Notes Funded by a donation from Scotia Bank Niagara Falls. Image scanned by MES.

 

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