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British Fort at Niagara, Taken from the East Bank of the St. Lawrence. 

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 print / estampe : aquatint, handcoloured with watercolour on wove paper attached along left edge to wove paper folio
Support: 33.300 x 49.800 cm (irregular)
Image: 18.100 x 13.200 cm (irregular)
Platemark: 23.600 x 17.900 cm

Scope and content

- conserved bound maroon wove album with brownish red leather binding and matching cardboard case (52.0 x 37.3 cm); 56 folios, 17 cropped with wove paper prints attached; first and last folios are attached to covers; front cover bears an attached leather label reading: COLOURED PLATES / TO ACCOMPANY / HERIOT'S TRAVELS / IN THE / CANADAS; front of storage box bears the same label.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-12794
Restrictions not set
Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
BK-283 Item no. assigned by LAC 15A
Restrictions not set
Other accession no.
1989-479 X DAP

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1989-479-15:A
Copyright: Expired

Additional information

Availability of other formats note
Colour transparency available

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Signed.
Inscription: in the plate, l.l.: G. Heriot Esq[^r]. pinx[^t].; b.: British Fort at Niagara. / (taken from the East Bank of the S[^t]. Lawrence.) / Printed for Richard Phillips,6.New Bridge Street,London.; l.r.: F.C.Lewis sculp.; in pencil, verso, c.l.: G. Heriot II - 22a

Subject heading

1. Ontario.
2. Architecture.
3. Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)
4. Niagara, Chutes du (N.Y. et Ont.)


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