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Title Horseshoe Falls, Niagara
Creator  Alexander, Sir James E
Type  Still Image
Medium  Hand colour tinted print
Extent  50.7 x 38.9 cm
Date  1831.
Call Number  NPC-1
Is Part of  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation Collection
  Niagara Parks Commission Collection
Notes  From a watercolour 11 ⅜ x 14 9/16 (289 x 367) in the Sigmund Samuel Collection, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto #965.125
Inscribed l.l. recto of mount Horseshoe fall - Niagara 1831 -J.E.A.
The figure of Francis Abbott, the 'Hermit of Niagara' is shown hanging in a customart pose from a beam of timber projecting from Terrapin Bridge over the falls. Abbott took up residence on Goat Island from June 1829 until his death by drowning on June 10, 1831.
  Colour tint by Erna Jahnke
  Research by George A. Seibel
  Work done under Government of Canada Local Initiative Grant CK1071-3-1977; Canada Works Grant 2959 EKG 1977-78
Rights Management  Public domain
Provenance  Donated by Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation, June 1987
  Watercolour wash over print
  Original held in the Sigmund Samuel Collection, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
Subject  Niagara Falls - Horseshoe Falls
  Niagara Falls - General
  Niagara River - Lower
Place Name  Niagara Falls (waterfall)
Record ID  414511
Digital image 
Format image/jpeg
Size  750px X 578px
Resolution  150ppi X 150ppi
Digitization Colour Scan
Equipment Canon PowerShot S5 IS
Date 2016-01-06

 

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