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Image: Part of the Niagara Falls on the U.S. Side of the River Seen from the Canada Side

Photo Credit: photo: T. Rodriguez
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Part of the Niagara Falls on the U.S. Side of the River Seen from the Canada Side

ca. 1806-1833
19th century
320 x 256 mm (12.6 x 10.1 in.)

William R. Browne, American
After Daniel Wadsworth, American, (1771–1848)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph on wove paper
Edition: Based on dates of publisher Pendleton, active in New York 1832–1833, the Library of Congress dates printing as late as 1832–1833.
Marks: Inscribed in plate with text including “Drawn June 1806 by D. Wadsworth”
Credit Line: Gift of Williams M. Mitchell (BA Wesleyan 1926), 1985
Accession Number: 1985.3.1

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  • American Studies
  • Canada - TGN 7005685
  • early lithography
  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]
  • lithography - Planographic printing process in which a design is deposited on the stone or plate with a greasy substance and the surface is chemically treated to accept ink only in the greasy areas. [August 1996 alternate term added. March 1995 related term added. January 1993 related terms added. October 1991 scope note changed; descriptor moved.]
  • rivers
  • water
  • waterfalls - May be used for artificial waterfalls only if highly naturalistic in form and context; otherwise prefer "cascades" or "fountains." [February 1996 related term added. June 1993 scope note changed.]

  • sheet Dimensions: 320 x 256 mm (12.6 x 10.1 in.)

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