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Vue du cataracte de Niagara, au pais des Iroquois / Antoine Le Loup fecit.

Vue du cataracte de Niagara, au pais des Iroquois / Antoine Le Loup fe...

Drawing shows two people on rocks overlooking the waterfalls at Niagara Falls.

[Powder horn with hand-drawn map of the Hudson River (above Albany), Mohawk River, Niagara region, and Lake Ontario in New York Province].

[Powder horn with hand-drawn map of the Hudson River (above Albany), M...

Untitled pictorial depiction of rivers and fortifications on conical powder horn. Present title devised by cataloguer. Manuscript: Black/brown inks on bovine horn, shellacked. Has pewter pouring spout attached ... more

Caduta di Niagara / G.M.T. fc. 1777.

Caduta di Niagara / G.M.T. fc. 1777.

Print shows a man standing on a rock in the foreground looking at the falls at Niagara. Title from item. Illus. in: Atlante dell' America, contenente le migliori carte geografiche, e topografiche delle principa... more

View of the falls of Niagara / del. 1790 ; engrav'd by S. Hill.

View of the falls of Niagara / del. 1790 ; engrav'd by S. Hill.

Title from item. Illus. in: The Massachusetts magazine, or, Monthly museum of knowledge and rational entertainment. Boston, Mass. : Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, vol. II, no. VII, 1790 (July), opp. p. ... more

Tuesday, September 21st, (noon.) Most glorious news. Copy of a letter from Com. Perry to the Secretary of the Navy. U. S. Brig. Niagara, off the Western Sister, Head of Lake Erie, Sept. 10, 1813, 4 P. M. [Washington 1813].

Tuesday, September 21st, (noon.) Most glorious news. Copy of a letter ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 190, Folder 26.

Fort Niagara taken from the British side of the river at Newark / Strickland sc.

Fort Niagara taken from the British side of the river at Newark / Stri...

Print shows Fort Niagara on a peninsula at the mouth of the Niagara River in Lake Ontario. Title from item. Published in Port Folio Magazine October 1814, p. 297. Stamped on lower right on mount: Map Division O... more

Niagara River leaving Lewiston, U.S. July 22nd 1846

Niagara River leaving Lewiston, U.S. July 22nd 1846

Drawing shows a lighthouse on a bluff above a narrow opening on the Niagara River near Lewiston, New York.

Grand Falls at Niagara from near the Table Rock, Canada side, July 22, 1846

Grand Falls at Niagara from near the Table Rock, Canada side, July 22,...

Drawing shows a view from Canadian side of Grand Falls at Niagara with clouds of spray coming up from the majestic falls while four people observe from Table Rock, at right. Purchase; William Reese Company; 200... more

Clifton House & Niagara, Monday, July 22d, 1846, from above the Stair - Table Rock

Clifton House & Niagara, Monday, July 22d, 1846, from above the Stair ...

Drawing shows view of the Clifton House on the left and the American Falls on the right at Niagara Falls.

Grand Falls at Niagara from near the observatory, Goat Island, July 22, 1846

Grand Falls at Niagara from near the observatory, Goat Island, July 22...

Drawing shows a view of Niagara Falls from Goat Island including a pedestrian bridge leading to an observation tower.

Niagara Falls. The rapids at Niagara / drawn from nature by Aug. Köllner ; lith. by Deroy ; printed by Cattier.

Niagara Falls. The rapids at Niagara / drawn from nature by Aug. Kölln...

Print shows tourists looking at the rapids on the Niagara River from a bridge or walkway along the river.

The American falls, Niagara, from the steamboat

The American falls, Niagara, from the steamboat

Drawing shows Niagara Falls on the American side from below. Terrapin Tower, built in 1833 and destroyed in 1873, hovers above the falls on the right. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office t... more

The Horse Shoe Falls, Niagara, from the Canada side

The Horse Shoe Falls, Niagara, from the Canada side

Drawing shows Niagara Falls on the Canadian side, looking toward Horseshoe Falls from the shore. The Terrapin Tower, built in 1833 and torn down in 1873 on the American side, hovers against the edge of the fal... more

The falls of Niagara from near the suspension bridge

The falls of Niagara from near the suspension bridge

Drawing shows Niagara Falls and a barely visible Terrapin Tower through the trees from a vantage point near the suspension bridge, which is not visible. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office... more

The falls of Niagara from Goat Island

The falls of Niagara from Goat Island

Drawing shows Niagara Falls looking toward Terrapin Tower on the American side and the Canadian Horseshoe Falls and Canadian from Goat Island. Some houses are visible in the Canadian town of Niagara Falls. Wal... more

The falls of Niagara from near Biddles Stairs

The falls of Niagara from near Biddles Stairs

Drawing shows Niagara Falls from the American side looking toward Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side, from the vantage point of Biddles Stairs. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the... more

The falls of Niagara from the rock above the ferry, American side

The falls of Niagara from the rock above the ferry, American side

Drawing shows Niagara Falls from the American side looking across to the Canadian side. Terrapin Tower, built in 1833 and destroyed in 1873 hovers between the American and Canadian falls. Wallis was a British C... more

The American falls, Niagara, from the steamboat

The American falls, Niagara, from the steamboat

Drawing shows Niagara Falls on the American side, looking toward Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side from below. The Terrapin Tower, built in 1833 and torn down in 1873, looms above the falls. Wallis was a Br... more

The rapids above the American falls, Niagara

The rapids above the American falls, Niagara

Drawing shows the rapids above Niagara Falls on the American side. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.

The Three Sisters (three islands) from Great Island, Falls of Niagara

The Three Sisters (three islands) from Great Island, Falls of Niagara

Drawing shows islands in the rapids above Niagara Falls on the American side. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in portfolios wi... more

Cave of the Winds, Niagara

Cave of the Winds, Niagara

Man standing by bridge at lower part of waterfalls, Cave of the Winds, Niagara Falls. No. 781.

A soldier's wife at Fort Niagara / engd. by T. Walker.

A soldier's wife at Fort Niagara / engd. by T. Walker.

Print shows a woman lifting cannon balls in an artillery bunker during a battle at Fort Niagara in New York, during the War of 1812.

Bridge to First S...r Island, Niagara ...
[Civil War envelope from Private G.H. Fellows, Fort Federal Hill, Baltimore, Md., to Captain Joel B. Baker, Warrens Corners, Niagara Co., N.Y.]

[Civil War envelope from Private G.H. Fellows, Fort Federal Hill, Balt...

Envelope shows view of Fort Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland.

[Medallion honoring Maj. Gen. Peter Buel Porter: obverse shows profile bust; reverse shows patriotic allegorical illus. and "Resolution of Congress, November 3, 1814" for 3 battles in War of 1812 - Chippewa, Niagara, and Erie (July-Sept. 1814)]

[Medallion honoring Maj. Gen. Peter Buel Porter: obverse shows profile...

Engraving by Jules Jaguemart. Illus. in: Loubat, Medallic History..., 1880, v. 2, pl. 41. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: US Hist.; BI; Medals; BI WORKS; Arti... more

Horseshoe Falls, no. 1 [Niagara Falls]

Horseshoe Falls, no. 1 [Niagara Falls]

Photoprint copyrighted by George Barker. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: NY Niagara Falls 1885; Shelf.

Horseshoe Falls, no. 2 [Niagara Falls]

Horseshoe Falls, no. 2 [Niagara Falls]

Man looking over falls from end of boardwalk.

Florida-- the ghost house--Ft. George Id. / Geo. Barker, photographer, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Florida-- the ghost house--Ft. George Id. / Geo. Barker, photographer,...

Stereograph shows the ruins of a structure, called the "Ghost House," Fort George Island.

Florida-- the Kingsley Homestead--Ft. George Id. / Geo. Barker, photographer, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Florida-- the Kingsley Homestead--Ft. George Id. / Geo. Barker, photog...

Stereograph shows a house on the grounds of the Kingsley Plantation, Fort George Island.

Florida-- the mysterious graves in the forest--Ft. George Id. / Geo. Barker, photographer, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Florida-- the mysterious graves in the forest--Ft. George Id. / Geo. B...

Stereograph shows graves and vegetation, Fort George Island.

Florida-- the great Cedar Avenue--Ft. George Id. / Geo. Barker, photographer, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Florida-- the great Cedar Avenue--Ft. George Id. / Geo. Barker, photog...

Stereograph shows a tree-lined path, Fort George Island.

Florida-- New Years Day in the sunny south / Geo. Barker, photographer, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Florida-- New Years Day in the sunny south / Geo. Barker, photographer...

Stereograph showing African American men and children outside a building. One appears to be dancing; another man plays a violin.

Florida-- the shell mounds--Ft. George Id. / Geo. Barker, photographer, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Florida-- the shell mounds--Ft. George Id. / Geo. Barker, photographer...

Stereograph shows shells and vegetation, Fort George Island.

Florida-- ruins of the slave cabins--Ft. George Id. / Geo. Barker, photographer, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Florida-- ruins of the slave cabins--Ft. George Id. / Geo. Barker, pho...

Stereograph shows ruins of slave quarters, possibly on the grounds of Kingsley Plantation, Fort George Island. 15450 U.S. Copyright Office. Series: Gems of American Scenery. Title from item. Copyright 1886 by G... more

[Falls of Niagara]

[Falls of Niagara]

Bird's-eye view of Niagara Falls and MAID OF THE MIST excursion boat.

Florida-- ruins of the slave cabins--Ft. George Id. / Geo. Barker, photographer, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Florida-- ruins of the slave cabins--Ft. George Id. / Geo. Barker, pho...

Stereograph showing slave cabins, possibly at Kingsley Plantation, Fort George Island. 15478 U.S. Copyright Office. "3rd view" written in ink on mount. Series: Gems of American Scenery. Title from item. Copyrig... more

The snow man--happy days / George Barker, photographer, Niagara Falls, New York.

The snow man--happy days / George Barker, photographer, Niagara Falls,...

Three children with snow man and cat on small sled.

[Niagara. View of Falls]

[Niagara. View of Falls]

Photograph shows Niagara Falls. Bird's-eye view of steamer leaving dock below falls for guided tour.