The Desjardins Canal Bridge, Sketched the Morning after the Late Melancholy Railway Accident (Hamilton, Ontario) Open in full size

The Desjardins Canal Bridge, Sketched the Morning after the Late Melancholy Railway Accident (Hamilton, Ontario)

Picture, 1857, English

The Desjardins Canal Bridge, Sketched the Morning after the Late Melancholy Railway Accident (Hamilton, Ontario)

Picture, 1857, English

Notes

A wood-engraving of a similar view "From a photograph by D.C. Beere, Esq." (Daniel Manders Beere) is in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, New York, 4 April 1857, p. 272 (see Joan M. Schwartz, "Documenting Disaster", Archivaria, no. 25, Winter 1987-88, pp. 147-54).
Inscribed on the stone, l.l.: Drawn for the Colonist by Armstrong I Toronto; l.r.: Maclear & Co. Lith Toronto.; l.c.: THE DESJARDINS CANAL BRIDGE, / Sketched the Morning after the late Melancholy Railway Accident / Toronto, Published by Thompson & Co.

Publisher

THOMPSON AND COMPANY, Toronto

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Lithograph on wove paper

Extent

227 x 384; 248 x 384; 339 x 509 mm

Call Number / Accession Number

984-16 Cab II