A View of the Great Cohoes Falls, on the Mohawk River
- Additional Title(s):
Scenographia Americana, Or, A Collection of Views in North America and the West Indies
- Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 17 7/8 × 23 5/8 inches (45.4 × 60 cm), Plate: 14 1/4 × 20 5/8 inches (36.2 × 52.4 cm), Image: 12 1/2 × 19 7/8 inches (31.8 × 50.5 cm)
Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "D151 | <A62978> | 54"
Lettered below image, lower right: "View of the Great Cohoes Falls, on the Mohawk River; | The Fall about Seventy feet; the River near a Quarter of a Mile broad."; lower right: "C.4: | Vue de la Grande Cataracte de Cohoes, sur la Riviere des Mohawks; La Hateur est l'environ 70 pieds; l sa Riviere a pres l'un quart de Mille de large."; lower center: "Sketch'd on the SPOT by his Excellency Governor Pownal. Painted by Paul Sandby, & Engraved by Wm. Elliot. | London. Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robert Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, Thos. Jeffryes the Corner of St Martin's Lane in the Strand, Carington Bowles at No. 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, and Henry Parker at No. 82 in Cornhill."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
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- IIIF Manifest:
Picturesque and Sublime - Thomas Cole's Trans-Atlantic Inheritance (Thomas Cole National Historic Site, 2018-04-29 - 2018-11-04) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]