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The Whirlpool of the St. Lawrence (Niagara River, Ontario). Open in full size

The Whirlpool of the St. Lawrence (Niagara River, Ontario).

The Whirlpool of the St. Lawrence (Niagara River, Ontario).

Notes

Inscribed in the plate, l.l.: G. Heriot, Esqr. pinxt; l.r.: F.CL Lewis sculp.; l.c.: The Whirlpool, of the St. Lawrence. / Printed for Richard Phillips. 6. New Bridge Street, London. Watermark (of Whatman?),vso l.l. (trimmed): [...]1 Published in George Heriot, Travels through the Canadas, London, Richard Phillips, 1807, opp. p. 158.

Publisher

Philips, Richard, firm, London

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Aquatint, printed in very dark bluish green, col. with watercolour, on wove paper. Laid down on cardboard

Extent

137 x 184; sheet (trimmed within plate-mark except at t.) 175 x 212 mm

Provenance

Gift of J. Ross Robertson

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 1223 Cab IV (Heriot)