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dc.contributor.authorAdams, Anne
dc.description1. This 18.5 x13 cm. photo is captioned “Niagara”. It is a picture of the Horseshoe Falls taken at a time when private owners controlled the land around the Falls. Shown in this picture is the dome of the Table Rock House, built in 1853. This was the hotel and residence of the unscrupulous American businessman, Saul Davis. He gave his building the same name as Thomas Barnett’s building which was located right beside it and was built in 1827. [This photograph is similar to one taken in 1868/69 by William Notman – this could possibly be a Notman photo]. 2. This is an 18 x 12 cm. photo captioned “Suspension Bridge Niagara”. This bridge was in operation from 1855-1897 and connected Niagara Falls, Ontario to Niagara Falls, New York. Trains used the upper deck while pedestrians and carriages used the lower deck. 3. This is a 17 x 12.5 cm. photo which is captioned “Falls Niagara”. It is a view from Goat Island toward Terrapin Point Tower. The tower was perched on a wooden boardwalk on Profile Rock. A person can be seen in the lower left hand corner. 4a. An 8.5 x 5.5 cm. photo captioned “Victoria Bridge, Montreal” 4b. An 8.5 x 5.5 cm. photo captioned “General’s Island near Montreal”. This is now known as Mount Royal Park. The park ranger’s house is visible in this photo. 4c. An 8.5 x 5.5 cm. photo captioned “Suspension Bridge Niagara” 4d. An 8.5 x 5.5 cm. photo captioned “Niagara Falls” including the dome of Davis’ Table Rock House. 4e. An 8.5 x 5.5 cm. photo captioned “Montreal”en_US
dc.description.abstract5 sepia photographs of Niagara Falls and 3 sepia photographs of Montreal. All photos are mounted on 28.5 x 23 cm. ivory cardstock.en_US
dc.subjectNiagara Falls -- Montreal -- Horseshoe Falls -- Table Rock House -- Suspension Bridge -- Goat Island -- Terrapin Point Tower -- Victoria Bridge -- General's Island -- Mount Royal Park --en_US
dc.titleNiagara Falls and Montreal photos, [1870-1880]en_US

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