Niagara River Rapids, New York
Watercolor, brown ink, and graphite on paper
Overall: 7 7/8 x 12 5/8 in. ( 20 x 32.1 cm ) mat: 13 3/4 x 18 1/2 in. ( 34.9 x 47 cm )
inscription: lower right: "Rapids of Niagara" inscription: lower: "Town of Manchester from Goat Island looking across the Rapids, Oct. 12, 1831"
Inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "Rapids of Niagara"; below: "Town of Manchester from Goat Island looking across the Rapids octr. 12. 1831"
At Niagara Oldmixon stayed at the Eagle Hotel, of which P. Whitney was proprietor. Oldmixon's bill, dated October 12, 1831, indicates that for one day's board, one dinner, and hay and oats for his horse he was charged $2.00.
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