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Niagara Falls from the American Side

Artist:
William James Bennett (American, London 1787–1844 New York)
Printer:
A. King (New York, NY)
Date:
1840
Medium:
Engraving, printed in blue and black ink
Dimensions:
image: 16 x 23 in. (40.6 x 58.4 cm) sheet: 20 3/16 x 26 1/8 in. (51.2 x 66.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Edward W. C. Arnold Collection of New York Prints, Maps and Pictures, Bequest of Edward W. C. Arnold, 1954
Accession Number:
54.90.596
Not on view
Inscription: in plate: "Painted and engraved by W.J. Bennett from a sketch by J. R. Murray, Esq." "For the Hon-ble. Wm. Allan of Toronto, Ja-s. Buchanan Esq. H.B.M. Consul New York, Hon-ble. J. H. Dunn/ Receiver General of Upper Canada, Thomas Dixon Esq. of New York, Lt. General Murray & Samuel Street, Esq. proprietors of the grounds adjoining the falls of Niagra. This view is respectfully inscribed by their Ob-t. Serv-t. W. J. Bennett."
Donor: Edward W. C. Arnold
Kouwenhoven p.163; Deak no.491
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