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Bierstadt, Charles, 1819–1903


Niagara Falls : Charles Bierstadt, photographer, No. 2 Main St., opposite Cataract House, Niagara Falls, N.Y., [1869]
Physical Description:
1 accordion-folded sheet : tinted lithographs ; 6 x 80 cm unfolded, in brass case 6 cm in diameter
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F127.N8 B54 1869
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Medallion book, containing a series of 16 tinted lithographs depicting scenes of Niagara Falls and nearby locations. The scenes are presumably based on photographs by Charles Bierstadt. Housed in a brass case stamped "Niagara" on the front, and with crest featuring a shield and eagle on the obverse. The imprint of Charles Bierstadt is repeated on the inside of the case top and bottom.
Subject Terms:
Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.) -- Pictorial works.
Niagara Falls (N.Y.) -- Pictorial works.
Souvenirs (Keepsakes) -- New York (State) -- Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)
Lithographs -- 1869.
Accordion fold format (Binding)
Miniature books (Printing)

  • Cataract House
  • Rapids above the Falls
  • Point View
  • American Falls from Goat Island
  • Terrapin Tower
  • International Hotel
  • Suspension bridge
  • Interior suspension bridge
  • Whirlpool rapids
  • New suspension bridge, 1268 feet long
  • The new suspension bridge
  • Grand views of the falls from Canada side
  • American Falls from Canada side
  • Clifton House Canada CW
  • Table Rock
  • American Falls from below.

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