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   Workers repairing Brock's Monument, 1930 (image/jpeg)
Title Workers repairing Brock's Monument, 1930
Creator  Davidson, Asher
Type  Still Image
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Extent  3" by 4.5"
Medium (f)  Black & white photograph
Notes  In 1929, during a severe storm, one of the outstretched 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 from the Review. The man in the fedora (centre) is Jim Davidson.
Provenance  Donated by Mrs. Elva Davidson
Date  1930
Subject  Monuments
  Queenston Heights
  Queenston (Ont.)
Place Name  Queenston (inhabited place)
Source  Niagara Falls (Ont.) Public Library
Record ID  365498
Digital image 
Format image/jpeg
Size  750px X 1318px
Resolution  150ppi X 150ppi
Digitization B&W Scan
Equipment Unknown
Date 2012-07-11
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D503581  Black and white photograph     

 

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