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Horseshoe Fall from Goat Island, Niagara.
  • William Henry Jackson, artist
    born: Keesville, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
    Detroit Photographic Company, publisher
    active 1897–1924
  • Horseshoe Fall from Goat Island, Niagara., circa 1900
  • Where object was made: United States
  • photochrom
  • Object Height/Width: 11.47 x 16.4 cm
    Object Height/Width: 4 1/2 x 6 7/16 in
  • Gift of David J. and Rita Sloan Gottlieb
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0205

Black and White. Waterfall scene with mist and spray rising from the basin. A steamboat can be seen floating in the basin. Homes can be seen along the top of the waterfall which spans the length of the photo, and a larger castle or mansion is on a hill farther in the background.