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A Bird's-eye View of the River Niagara, 1837. Open in full size

A Bird's-eye View of the River Niagara, 1837.

Picture, 1838, English

A Bird's-eye View of the River Niagara, 1837.

Picture, 1838, English

Notes

Inscribed on the stone, b.: From a Drawing by W.R. Callington, Engineer, Boston, from an Actual Survey made in 1837. / A Birds-eye View of the river Niagara from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario shewing the situation / and extent of NAVY ISLAND, and the Towns and Villages on the banks of the river in Canada / and the United States. with the situation of the Caroline Steam Boat off Schlosser.; l.l.: UNITED STATES. / 1. Town of Buffalo. / 2. Black Rock / 3. Grand Island / 4. Tonewanta Creek / 5. Grand Canal / 6. Hotel at the falls. / 7. Lewiston. / 8 Fort Niagara / 9 Lake Ontario. / 10. Goat Island / 11. Schlosser, the place where the Caroline was burnt.; l.r.: CANADA. / A Lake Erie. / B. Fort Erie / C. Waterloo / D. Navy Island / E Chippawa. / F. Rapids / G. Cataracts of Niagara. / H. Queen's Town / I Fort George / J. Welland Canal.; l.c.: Published by J. Robins, Bride Court, Fleet Street. View keyed, on the stone, 1-11 and A to J.
JRR(1912) 86

Publisher

ROBINS, JOHN (firm), London

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Lithograph and water colour on wove paper

Extent

339 x 214 mm. (with text); sheet 342 x 215 mm

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 221 Cab II