Niagara Falls American Side New York c.1850 Smith huge rare antique view colorAntiqueMapsPrints.com
(Nature View- Waterfall- Rainbow- Scenic- Picturesque- Travel in United States in mid-19th century)
Printed ca.1850's, Philadelphia by William Smith
Painted by J. Hamilton from a sketch by T. Taylor.
Engraved at J. M. Butler's Estbl., Phila.
Fine and uncommon large scale original antique steel engraved print with what appears to be original hand color. Printed on heavy paper stock.
Print remains overall clean & sound, light signs of age typical to all old sheets of printed paper. Blank margins slightly dusty or toned, some trivial small speckling below letter "A" in "Falls", just a fine large image of this significant touristical destination.
Sheet measures c. 17 1/8" H x 30" W.
Printed area measures c. 11" H x 24 7/8" W
Stauffer, American Engravers , p.38