Niagara River Rapids, New York

Object Number: 
1962.12
Date: 
1831
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink, and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
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 )
Marks: 
inscription: lower right: "Rapids of Niagara" inscription: lower: "Town of Manchester from Goat Island looking across the Rapids, Oct. 12, 1831"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "Rapids of Niagara"; below: "Town of Manchester from Goat Island looking across the Rapids octr. 12. 1831"
Description: 
Landscape
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Abbott-Lenox Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group