Wood Walkway in Front of Niagara Falls

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Title 1885 and 1886 : Images from Albert Tissandier's trips to North America during 1885 and 1886, in the approximate order of their creation.
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Date Created 2004-02-02
Date Modified 2006-12-07
ID 415994
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Identifier 1978_299a_woodWalk.jpg
Title Wood Walkway in Front of Niagara Falls
Alternate Title Chemin de planches devant les chutes pour passer dans la grotte des vents. Niagara.
Artist's Notation "paru dans La Nature"
Creator Tissandier, Albert 1839-1906
Subject Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)--1880-1890; Boardwalks--Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)--1880-1890; Waterfalls--Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)--1880-1890
Published Location This image, engraved by H[enri] Thiriat, was published in La Nature, no 697 (9 Oct 1886), as figure 2 (p. 296), to accompany the twelfth installment of Albert Tissandier's "Lettres d'Amérique", with the caption "La grotte des vents en avant des chutes américaines (D'après nature.)" The same image appears as figure 79 (p. 277) in Albert Tissandier's book Six mois aux États-Unis : voyage d'un touriste dans l'Amérique du nord suivi d'une excursion à Panama (Paris : G. Masson, [1886]), with the caption "La Grotte des vents, en avant des chutes américaines, Niagara (d'après nature)", as well as on the back wrapper of the book. Associated text (p. 287): "Du parc réservé de Goat island, on descend au pied des chutes même pour passer le long des murailles derrière une partie de l'immense cataracte américaine. C'est l'endroit qu'on nomme la Grotte des vents, Cave of the Winds (fig. 79)."
Publisher Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Contributors Mary F. Francey
Date 1885
Type Image
Format image/jpeg
Source Albert Tissandier: Drawings of Nature and Industry in the United States
Language fre
Rights Management Digital image c2001 Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah
Source Physical Dimensions 41.28 cm High x 28.58 cm Wide
Source Characteristics Pencil and brush applied ink on paper
Light Source Kaiser Softlite ProVision 6x55W flourescent 5400K daylight
Archival Resolution TIFF: 4032 x 5039 pixels
Display Resolution JPEG: 900 x 1237 pixels
Bit Depth 36-bit color
Scanning Device Leica S1 Pro scanning camera; Hasselblad CFi 50mm F/4 lens; f/11
Exhibit Catalog ISBN: 0-9657215-0-7; Library of Congress Catalog Number: 2001094211
Setname uu_umfa_at
Date Created 2004-04-23
Date Modified 2004-04-23
ID 415820
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