Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-23018 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.
Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-23018 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.

The American falls from the Cave of the Winds

Date

1853 July 9.

Artist

Collection

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From the Collection

Description

1 drawing on grey paper : graphite, watercolor, and opaque white. | Drawing shows Niagara Falls from the side and below, from the vantage point of the Cave of the Winds. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.

Image Credit

Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-23018

From the Watercolour World

Location

Bridal Veil Falls, Niagara, USA

Country

Tww Comment

Following a number of accidents, this access behind Bridal Veil Falls was destroyed by a controlled dynamite blast in 1955.