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Niagara Falls from the American Side

19th century
196 x 290 mm (7.7 x 11.4 in.)

Isidore-Laurent Deroy, French, (1797–1886)
After Jacques Gerard Milbert, French, (1766–1840)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph with hand coloring on wove paper mounted on wove paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Series: from Itinéraire Pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson et des Parties Latérales de l’Amérique du Nord
Edition: Published by Gaugain et Cie, PAris, 1828-29.
Marks: Inscribed on stone below image, lower left: “Lithographié par Deroy”; inscribed on stone, lower right: “Dessiné d’apres nature par J. Milbert”; inscribed on stone within oval device, lower center: “No. 36”; inscribed on stone above image, center: “AMÉRIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE---ÉTAT DE NEW-YORK”; inscribed on stone, upper right: “PL 4”; inscribed on stone below image: title in French and Latin (left), English and German (right)
Bibliography: New-York Historical Society Quarterly (July 1960), p. 280; Beraldi vol. 5, p. 186; Benezit vol. 3, p. 506.
Credit Line: Gift of Juwil C. and Virgil W. Topazio (BA Wesleyan 1943), 1984
Accession Number: 1984.29.87.3

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  • American Studies
  • 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.]
  • 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.]

  • image Dimensions: 196 x 290 mm (7.7 x 11.4 in.)

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