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Auction 197, Lot 275


"The Great Cataract or Waterfall, of Niagara in North America", Middleton, Charles T.

Subject: Niagara Falls, New York

Period: 1778 (circa)

Publication: Middleton's Complete System of Geography

Color: Hand Color

10.6 x 6.4 inches
26.9 x 16.3 cm
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This charming view depicts the majesty of the Niagara Falls. Three men in colonial garb, two holy men, an indigenous man, and a dog are shown observing the falls in awe. On the opposite shore, men haul giant rocks.


Condition: A

There is light toning and foxing that is mostly confined to the sheet's edges.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $46

Closed on 4/24/2024