Item #27441 A View of the Fall of Niagara, copper engraving. Niagara Falls.

A View of the Fall of Niagara, copper engraving.

London: Gentlemen's Magazine, 1751. Print. From Gentlemen's Magazine, February issue, Vol. XXI, page 18, with explanatory text. A view facing the falls, with a ladder extending down the center rock face between the two falls and Native Americans ascending; a group of Anglo men and a dog in foreground. Additional subtitles describing the view are listed as "a. The Place where a Piece of Rock was broken from, which while standing turnd (sic) the Water of Obliquely across ye Fall as in Popple's Map"; "b. Two Men passing over ye East Stream with Staves" and "c. The Indians reascending their ladder."

8 x 4 7/8", copper engraving, b&w, uneven bottom margin; crease in upper left corner. Otherwise very good condition. Item #27441


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