George Catlin, Niagara Falls, 1827-1828, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr., 1985.66.386,504
Long before the Rocky Mountains and Grand Canyon became tourist attractions, Niagara Falls was North America’s most celebrated natural landmark. George Catlin made several views of Niagara, and he exhibited a model of the falls with his Indian Gallery.
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16 3/8 x 85 1/2 in. (41.5 x 217.1 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
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- oil on canvas
- Landscape – waterfall – Niagara Falls
- Landscape – New York – Niagara Falls
- Landscape – Canada – Niagara Falls
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