Niagara Falls, Part of the American Fall from the Foot of the Staircase

John Hill, English, 1770 - 1850, after William James Bennett, English, 1787 - 1844

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1829

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 College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

PR.953.17

Publisher

Henry J. Megarey, New York, New York

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

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.

Exhibition History

Nineteeth Century American Prints, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 25-June 22, 1977.

New Selections from the College Collection, Carpenter Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 23-June 30, 1979.

Provenance

Holman‘s Print Shop; sold to present collection, 1953.

Catalogue Raisonne

R. Koke, A Checklist of the American Engravings of John Hill (1770-1850), New York, 1961, no. 135.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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