Niagara Falls

Possibly by Silas A. Holmes American

Not on view

This study of Niagara Falls strives toward the sublime even as it is grounded in the workaday world of visitors at a popular landmark. The view is from Table Rock on the Canadian side of the falls and may have been made by Silas A. Holmes, a popular New York photographer of landmarks for the tourist trade.

Niagara Falls, Possibly by Silas A. Holmes (American, 1820–1886), Salted paper print from glass negative

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