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Charles Blondin first made the aerial trip across the Niagara gorge in 185 and thousands watched spectacular stunt shown here. He even stopped in the middle cooked an omelette and ate it. Arturo the Great is trying to persuade officials to let him cross. First time he worked above water was 18 years ago when he crossed the Danube Open in full size

Charles Blondin first made the aerial trip across the Niagara gorge in 185 and thousands watched spectacular stunt shown here. He even stopped in the middle cooked an omelette and ate it. Arturo the Great is trying to persuade officials to let him cross. First time he worked above water was 18 years ago when he crossed the Danube

Picture, 1946, English

Charles Blondin first made the aerial trip across the Niagara gorge in 185 and thousands watched spectacular stunt shown here. He even stopped in the middle cooked an omelette and ate it. Arturo the Great is trying to persuade officials to let him cross. First time he worked above water was 18 years ago when he crossed the Danube

Picture, 1946, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Niagara Falls - Stunts

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0106905f