Niagara Falls, Part of the American Fall from the Foot of the Staircase
John Hill, American (born England), 1770 - 1850
after William James Bennett, American (born England), 1787 - 1844
Hand colored engraving and aquatint on wove paper
Impression: 20 1/4 × 16 3/4 in. (51.4 × 42.5 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund
Henry J. Megarey, New York, New York
(not assigned): United States, North America
Not on view
Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Painted by H.J.(sic) Bennett; lower right: Engraved by J. Hill; center: Published by H. I. Mergarey New York.
New Selections from the College Collection, Carpenter Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 23-June 30, 1979.
Nineteeth Century American Prints, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 25-June 22, 1977.
Holman's Print Shop; sold to present collection, 1953.
R. Koke, A Checklist of the American Engravings of John Hill (1770-1850), New York, 1961, no. 135.
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