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   Repairs being made to Brock's Monument at Queenston Heights (image/jpeg)
Title Repairs being made to Brock's Monument at Queenston Heights
Type  Still Image
Medium  Black and white photograph
Extent  6.5 x 8.86 cm
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Created  1930.
Description  The monument is shown here covered in scaffolding ;
Notes  In 1929, during a severe storm, one of the outstreched arms of General Brock was severed. In addition the head and shoulders of the statue and the upper part of the torso were almost shattered by lightning. Extensive repairs were begun the following year. One section of the statue was completely renewed, the whole shaft pointed to make it weather proof,, lightning arresters were installed and a new railing placed at the top of the column" This description is probably from the Review ;
Subject  Monuments
  Queenston Heights
Provenance  In the personal collection of Pat and Gary Ward
Place Name  Queenston (inhabited place)
Source  Niagara Falls (Ont.) Public Library
Record ID  281984
Digital image 
Format image/jpeg
Size  750px X 1155px
Resolution  150ppi X 150ppi
Digitization B&W Scan
Equipment Microtek ScanMaker i900
Date 2007-08-18

 

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